VMware 5.0 and the old vRAM entitlements

Hi,
I've inherited an older vSphere 5.0 installation that was setup and licensed during the initial VMware 5.0 vRam entitlement model.  

Understanding the VMware dumped the vRam entitlement model back in 2012, do our licenses keys need to be reissued in order to drop the vRam limitations\warnings?

Or can we just continue on now that this has been dropped and exceed the original vRam entitlement with no negative effect?

Thanks
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GG VPCommented:
do our licenses keys need to be reissued in order to drop the vRam limitations\warnings?

Yes, generate a new license or upgrading your hosts to 5.1 or 5.5 will fix this,
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
These limits were never hard limits anyway, and just warnings.

What Build version are you using, you could probably do to update to the latest version of 5.0 at least, which is

ESXi 5.0 Patch 9 Release on 28 August 2014, Build number 2000308
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BakerSydAuthor Commented:
We are running build 1117897,  so it could certainly use an update.

Thanks for your assistance
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)VMware and Virtualization ConsultantCommented:
No problems.
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