You can add licenses to the SDDC Manager inventory.


  1. In the navigation pane, click Administration > Licensing.
  2. Click + License Key.
  3. Select a product from the drop-down menu.
  4. Enter the license key.
  5. Enter a description for the license.
    A description can help in identifying the license.
  6. Click Add.

What to do next

If you want to replace an existing license with a newly added license, you must add and assign the new license in the management UI (for example, vSphere Client or NSX Manager) of the component whose license you are replacing.