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A license entry has a specific format that specifies the feature, version, and expiry date.
A node-locked or floating license has one of the following formats:
The fields are:
The name of the licensed feature.
The version number of the licensed feature This can have one of the following formats:
major version number of the licensed feature
minor version number of the licensed feature
1.0201011 indicates that support for the license
feature in version 1.0 expires in November 2010.
Typically used if you have a Service and Maintenance (S&M) agreement that limits the period you are allowed to install and use patches.
The date that the license expires for the specified feature, and has one of the following values:
This determines the type of license.
The date embedded into the version controls your entitlement to patches, whereas the
field limits your ability to use the