ALPKEY License information is blank for CA XCOM for Linux PC 11.6 SP01

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Article ID: 7199

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Products

CA XCOM Data Transport CA XCOM Data Transport - Windows CA XCOM Data Transport - Linux PC

Issue/Introduction

ALPKEY License information is showing as blank for CA XCOM for Linux PC 11.6 SP01. When looking at the /opt/CA/ca_lic/ca.olf and lic98.dat neither file shows that it contains any information.  File transfers still appear to be working, but we want to make sure the software is licensed properly.

Cause

BROADCOM is discontinuing the use of ALPKEYs and is phasing them out. 

Environment

Release: XCOM for LINUX/Unix
Component: 11.6 SP01

Resolution

In 11.6 SP01, the license messages have been suppressed. There is no need to do anything.  The ALPKEYS have been removed and no other physical license keys are required for the product.

Additional Information

You can see this in the CA XCOM for LINUX/Unix 11.6 SP1 online documentation:

Fixes for Service Pack 11.6.01 

Last update February 2, 2017 

CA XCOM Data Transport Service Pack 11.6.01 fixes the following issues. 

Fixes for Linux 

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•XCLX86 PROBLEM 134: LICENSE - SUPPRESS CA LICENSE MESSAGES