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Centralised licensing multi-Controller set up



Can anyone help me understand what happens in the below situation. 


We have 2 DC's, DC 1 has a master and a primary local controller, AP's terminate on this local controller, the master terminates APs when primary fails. DC2 has a secondary local controller and terminates AP's when Master and primary local fails. Centralised licensing is enabled. 


Can anyone describe what happens when we have the below failure: 


DC1 has a complete outage, The secondary local controller should take over, how does centralised Licensing work in this scenario, or does it? 



Thanks in advance.



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Re: Centralised licensing multi-Controller set up

Please read the user guide sections on multi-controller deployments of centralized licensing to see what scenarios are supported here:  http://www.arubanetworks.com/techdocs/ArubaOS_6.4.4.x_WebHelp/Web_Help_Index.htm#ArubaFrameStyles/New_Licenses/Multi__Network.htm?Highlight=centralized


Long story short, if you have not designated a backup centralized licensing server, you have 30 days to license your controllers individually.

*Answers and views expressed by me on this forum are my own and not necessarily the position of Aruba Networks or Hewlett Packard Enterprise.*
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Re: Centralised licensing multi-Controller set up

30 days.

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