License the VM-Series Firewall
Before you can start using your VM-Series firewall to secure east-west and north-south traffic on your network, you must activate the licenses for the services you purchased to secure your network.
If you are an authorized CSSP partner, see Licenses for Cloud Security Service Providers (CSSPs) for information that pertains to you.
For details on creating a support account and activating the licenses:
- License Types—VM-Series Firewalls
- Serial Number and CPU ID Format for the VM-Series Firewall
- Create a Support Account
- Register the VM-Series Firewall
- Switch Between the BYOL and the PAYG Licenses
- Switch Between VM-Series Licenses
- Renew VM-Series Firewall License Bundles
- Activate the License
- Deactivate the License(s) (to release the licenses attributed to a firewall)
- Licensing API
- Licenses for Cloud Security Service Providers (CSSPs)
Licenses for Cloud Security Service Providers (CSSPs)
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VM-Series Firewall Licenses for Public Clouds
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License Types—VM-Series Firewalls
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AMI on AWS GovCloud
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VM-Series Firewall for NSX Licenses
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Activate the License for the VM-Series Firewall for VMware ...
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Upgrade the VM-Series Model
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