You can update the license of vRealize Business for Cloud by using the Update License option.

Procedure

  1. Log in to vRealize Business for Cloud as an administrator.
    • https://vRealize_Automation_host_name/vcac/org/tenant_URL (for the vRealize Automation integrated setup)

    • https://vRealize_Business_for_Cloud_host_name/itfm-cloud(for the vRealize Business for Cloud standalone setup)

  2. Click the Administration tab.
  3. Click Business Management.

    Ignore this step for the vRealize Business for Cloud standalone setup.

  4. Expand Update License to see the following license details.
    • vRealize Business current license key

    • License type - PERMANENT, EVALUATION, or FIXED_EXPIRATION

    • Maximum number of virtual machines or the maximum number of CPU packages (socket) that the license key can support

    • Existing number of CPU packages (socket) and the number of virtual machines from private and public cloud accounts

    • Expiry date, if you are using the temporary license

    • License edition - The Standard, Advanced or Enterprise editions of vRealize Business for Cloud, vRealize Suite, or vCloud Suite licenses.

  5. Enter the license key in the New license key text box.
    Note:

    You can use the vRealize Business for Cloud, vRealize Suite, or vCloud Suite license keys to access vRealize Business for Cloud.

  6. Click Update.

Results

If the new license key is valid, the license is updated.