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Requesting CA 2E License Keys

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Article ID: 230002

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Products

CA 2E

Issue/Introduction

How to request CA 2E License Keys

Environment

CA 2E 8.x

Resolution

When requesting CA 2E Licenses, gather the following information and open a Broadcom Support Case:

1.  Broadcom Site ID that the CA 2E License should be registered to

2.  Output from the following commands will confirm the CA 2E version and patch level:

DSPDTAARA Y2SY/YRLSNBRRFA
DSPDTAARA Y2SY/YFIXNBRRFA

If PTC Implementer is used with CA 2E, the following commands will confirm the PTC Implementer version and patch level:

DSPDTAARA PTCIM/ISVERSION  
DSPDTAARA Y2SYCM/ISVERSION  

3.  The IBM iSeries OS level

4.  Serial number #

5.  Model #

If PTC Implementer is used, the following additional information is required:

1.  Processor feature code

2.  Partition ID

Additional Information

1.  CA 2E licenses generated from 8.1 onwards can be used all the way up to 8.7 provided that CA 2E is installed on the same machine

2.  Starting with CA 2E 8.7 CUM PTF A, the requirement for license key checks from the CA 2E Product Family has been removed.  Please refer to the following KB article for further details:

https://knowledge.broadcom.com/external/article?articleId=195861

3.  Refer to the following KB article for information on how CA 2E Licensing Works and how to apply CA 2E licenses:

https://knowledge.broadcom.com/external/article/27002/how-does-the-ca-2e-licensing-work.html