Two license types exist for VMmanager: trial and commercial. The trial license expires in 30 days. After expiry of the trial version, VMmanager will prompt to activate a commercial license to continue.
The procedure of VMmanager license change depends on whether the license token value has changed. If you are moving from trial version to commercial version purchased through the client area eu.ispsystem.com, the token will not change. In all remaining cases, the token value will change. For example, if you have purchased a license from an ISPsystem licenses reseller.
If the license token remains the same
After expiry of the trial license, a notice prompting to activate a commercial license will appear in VMmanager interface. After purchasing a commercial license, go to → System information → Update the license to activate it.
If the license token has changed
- Connect to VMmanager via SSH protocol with superuser permission (the default level is root).
In the configuration file /opt/ispsystem/vm/config.json specify the new license token value in LicenseToken.
Example of config.json
Enter commands to re-create vm_auth_back_1 container:
docker stop vm_auth_back_1CODE
docker rm -f vm_auth_back_1CODE
To check license installation status, enter:
docker exec -it vm_auth_back_1 env | grep TOKENCODE
In case of successful license change, the response will be in the form: LICENSE_AUTH_TOKEN=aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa:bbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbWhere
aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa:bbbbbbbbbbbbbbbb — new value of the license token.
- In VMmanager interface, go to → Update the license → System information.