Obtaining a license key file

Follow these steps to obtain a license key file:.

Follow these steps to obtain a license key file:

  1. Log in to the Software Entitlement Key site using your passport login information. If you do not have a passport login, create one.

  2. On the Request Access page, enter your order number and select a role.

  3. Enter your request access reasoning.

  4. Click Submit.

  5. After your request is approved, you will receive a confirmation email. On the site, click the Entitlements tab to see your Vertica software.

  6. Under the Action tab, click Activate. You may select more than one product.

  7. The License Activation page opens. Enter your Target Name.

  8. Select you Vertica version and the quantity you want to activate.

  9. Click Next.

  10. Confirm your activation details and click Submit.

  11. The Activation Results page displays. Follow the instructions in New Vertica license installations or Vertica license changes to complete your installation or upgrade.

Your Vertica Community Edition download package includes the Community Edition license, which allows three nodes and 1TB of data. The Vertica Community Edition license does not expire.