How do you upgrade from Data Center Security: Server Advanced trialware version to Data Center Security: Server Advanced licensed version

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Overview

Symantec Data Center Security: Server Advanced trialware is a limited-time version of Symantec Data Center Security: Server Advanced that you can install and use for free.

About the Trialware limitations

Data Center Security: Server Advanced trialware installs an evaluation installation that runs Microsoft SQL Server Data Engine (MSDE) on the local system. After 90 days, Data Center Security: Server Advanced Trialware shuts down.

Upgrading to Data Center Security: Server Advanced license version

To continue to use Data Center Security: Server Advanced, you must purchase a license, and install the server.exe on top of the trial management server installation. The Data Center Security: Server Advanced software is automatically upgraded to the license version.

However, you must complete the following tasks while upgrading to license version:

  • Before installing the license version, you must unregister Data Center Security: Server Advanced with Unified Management Console
  • After installing the license version, you must re-register Data Center Security: Server Advanced with Unified Management Console

For more information on registering and unregistering Data Center Security: Server Advanced with Unified Management Console, see the Symantec Data Center Security: Server Advanced Planning and Deployment Guide, at http://www.symantec.com/business/support/index?page=content&id=DOC8925

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Upgrading Data Center Security: Server Advanced trialware version to Data Center Security: Server Advanced licensed version