Control Center requires a license to operate. Contact the Sales team to get a license, then upload it to Control Center.
Uploading License via UI
Once you have received the license (an XML file):
Open the Admin screen and go to the LICENSE tab. You will see the terms of the current license:
The number of nodes allowed
License expiration date
Click UPDATE LICENSE and upload your license file.
Adding License Before Startup
To add a license to a new installation, you can place the license file, in the Control Center
root/license folder. On the initial startup, Control Center will load the license file and apply the license.
Automatically Updating License
Instead of Uploading License via UI every time you need to update it, you can configure Control Center to update license automatically:
Enable the file watcher mechanism by adding
control.license.filestorage=trueto the Control Center configuration.
control.license.pathto the license path location. For example:
control.license.path=/etc/cc/license/control-center-license.xml- absolute or
control.license.path=license/2023/control-center-license.xml- relative to root
Store the license file at the
When the watcher discovers a new or updated license file, it will validate the license and, if the file is validated successfully, apply the new license. If the file fails validation, the old license will remain in power.
If you decide to update the license via UI while the file watcher is enabled, Control Center will store the manually uploaded license at
control-center-license.xml is already stored there, it will be renamed to