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Frequent Contributor

MAG ICE License

Hi,


We have a MAC 4610 running 7.1x with a full ICE license. Our business has decided to cluster (Active/Passive) this box and was wondering how the ICE license is handled. Do we need an additional ICE License for the Passive Node? My vendor is telling me we need two (one for each box), which goes against the standard licenses of being shared. I've gone through a bunch of KB's, forums and sites, but still haven't found my answer.


Thank you!

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Super Contributor

Re: MAG ICE License

Hi John,

Yes, the vendor is right. We need one ICE license per unit in the cluster one each for the activer and passive and Not one license for the entire cluster as per the new licensing process.

This is the supporetd way and its confirmed as well.

Hope this helps.

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Respected Contributor

Re: MAG ICE License

Here is the datasheet for the ICE license: http://www.juniper.net/us/en/local/pdf/datasheets/1000171-en.pdf

 

In order to use this, you will need the ICE-CL (In case of emergency - cluster) option for the passive node that has your clustering license

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Regular Contributor

Re: MAG ICE License

What if we are running 7.2Rxx?

Do we need 2 x ICE license in the cluster?

What would be the Part Number to indicate?

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Super Contributor

Re: MAG ICE License

 


Hi Michael

If you are running 7.2Rx, ICE licenses should be installed each on every node in a cluster.

 

So each MAG node in the IC cluster needs ICE license seperately, moreover on MAG platforms, there are no ÐCL licenses. so only  new licensing model is allowed.

 

Hope this resolves your query

Regards,
Kannan

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Regular Contributor

Re: MAG ICE License

If we have ICE license not used for one year?
Will we be able to use it next year?

What is the validity period for ICE?
Is it a permanent or 1-year license?

Couldn't find it here:
http://www.juniper.net/us/en/local/pdf/datasheets/1000171-en.pdf


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Super Contributor

Re: MAG ICE License

Hi Michael,

 

Kb http://kb.pulsesecure.net/KB16007 will help

 

You can activate and then deactivate, so as long as you have days left from the 8 weeks, the license will be valid

 

Regards,

Jai