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Which LMP key will be used if multiple LMP keys exist for the same product?

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CA 1 Tape Management CA 1 Tape Management - Copycat Utility CA 1 Tape Management - Add-On Options Compress Data Compression for MVS Compress Data Compression for Fujitsu Datacom DATACOM - AD CIS COMMON SERVICES FOR Z/OS 90S SERVICES DATABASE MANAGEMENT SOLUTIONS FOR DB2 FOR Z/OS COMMON PRODUCT SERVICES COMPONENT Common Services CA ECOMETER SERVER COMPONENT FOC EASYTRIEVE REPORT GENERATOR FOR COMMON SERVICES INFOCAI MAINTENANCE IPC UNICENTER JCLCHECK COMMON COMPONENT Mainframe VM Product Manager CHORUS SOFTWARE MANAGER CA ON DEMAND PORTAL CA Service Desk Manager - Unified Self Service PAM CLIENT FOR LINUX ON MAINFRAME MAINFRAME CONNECTOR FOR LINUX ON MAINFRAME GRAPHICAL MANAGEMENT INTERFACE WEB ADMINISTRATOR FOR TOP SECRET Xpertware

Issue/Introduction

Description

Sometimes a new set of LMP keys will be obtained and copied into an existing KEYS file. If multiple LMP keys exist for the same product and same CPU, but each has a different expiration date, which LMP key is validated on a license check?

Solution

In this case, regardless of the order in which the LMP keys are specified in the KEYS file, the most current LMP key is used.

Take the following sample LMP keys below. The key with DATE(01APR11) is used...

  PROD(X1) DATE(01APR10) CPU(2094-703 /004200) LMPCODE(nnnnnnnnnnnnnnnn) 
  PROD(X1) DATE(01APR11) CPU(2094-703 /004200) LMPCODE(nnnnnnnnnnnnnnnn) 
  where DATE(01APR10) represents April 1st 2010, 
    and DATE(01APR11) represents April 1st 2011 

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Component: CAIRIM