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KB-2891: How to install Centrify licenses.

Authentication Service ,   Mac & PC Management Service ,  

12 April,16 at 11:11 AM

Applies to: All versions of Centrify DirectControl / DirectManage

How are new / additional Centrify license keys installed? 

Centrify licenses are centrally managed via the DirectManage / DirectControl console - license keys are not installed with the agent software of joined workstations.
There are two places where license keys can be entered:
== Method 1:

During the installation of DirectManage / DirectControl the wizard:

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== Method 2:

If the DirectManage / DirectControl console has already been installed, licenses can be accessed by right-clicking on the main DirectManage / DirectControl node under the Console Root and selecting "Manage Licenses...".

The option to enter or update licenses will be in the Update tab:

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If the option to Add a license is greyed out, then the current logged in user does not have permission to add licenses.
Make sure to login with a user who has sufficient privileges.
For further information on how Centrify Licensing works, please see the following KB:

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