Re: how to Integrate license with ESXi 3.5 u4 Installation CD
I would first check to see if license.cfg from one host will work on another. I would have thought the file would be tied to a specific host.
After I add vmware.lic file to license.tgz, everthing is ok. I tried boot two different PC from PXE, both of them displayed Licensed for 1 CPU.
Just wait your result for double verification
So it's not a text file that I can edit ? that would be the best way to doing it in a script.
Then we have the question is it allowed to do it by script
there are two files required.
vmware.lic --- part of the file are encrypted text, which is generated by ESXi after you input the KEY in VC client. I don't know how ESXi generated it.
license.cfg --- only store KEY, which can be applied from vmware official website.
Then compress the two files to license.tgz.
So if you want to control the generation of license.tgz in your script, the difficulty is the vmware.lic file. Of course, it's easy for you to use out-source license.tgz in your script. But I think the worked license.tgz is not common on internet, at least, it is not popular as oem.tgz