Riverbed License Protection

Hello Experts,

Can someone please let me know if it possible to prevent users from clearing the license on Riverbed Optimization. As you can see from image, there are a number of 'reset factory' options. I would like a command that prevents users from being able to issue any of those commands.

I'm sure its possible but not sure how?

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You are talking about a SteelHead appliance right? Users don't have logins to that. Protect your appliance and don't give out the password to people you don't trust. I imagine that is you defaulted an appliance you would be able to get a license key again from Riverbed support. If it's not under maintenance...
btanExec ConsultantCommented:
may want to consider and review if this can be applicable in your context as user specific to this steelhead suite are restricted with the admin (admin_auth) or user authorization (user_auth) file
You can restrict the users of a license server from performing license operations by creating a user authorization file called:

 To restrict access for server administration create a file named:

In these files you list machine-user pairs that are allowed to receive licenses from that server. A license server with a user_auth or admin_auth file will grant access only to those machine-user pairs listed in the file. If you do not create a user_auth or admin_auth, any user from any machine can obtain licenses and run applications.

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cpatte7372Author Commented:

Thank you
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