Needs help installing old style keys to VMSI CPUIDS file

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Article ID: 192174

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Products

CA VM:Manager Suite for Linux on System z CA VM:Manager Suite for z/VM VM SUITE

Issue/Introduction

Customer was provided with new perpetual VM license keys, but states after applying them they are already expired.  Please assist with helping customer install these keys.

Environment

Component : CA VM:Manager

Resolution

These are old style keys that are stored in a file called VMSI CPUIDS which resides on user ID VMRMAINT.

You must be logged on to VMRMAINT and either enter VMIMAINT (to add them fullscreen)
or
XEDIT the Central VMSI CPUIDS file to add each new key.

After which, the products need to be recycled to pick up the new keys.