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Remove unused expired Evaluation Licence from VC 6.7

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Need to Remove Expired Evaluation Licence showing as warning on my vCSA 6.7
Unable to find any option but expired Licence is showing as Assigned on Cluster with 0 VMs in usage ?
Can we Remove this warning or Expired licence from our vCenter 6.7
What is process to replace SRM evolution Licence  to valid Ent Licence ?
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Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE Fellow)VMware and Virtualization Consultant
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Commented:
Just go to Licenses and remove.
patronTechnical consultant

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its not working saying it is assigned when go to asset assigned to some cluster but no option to remove only option to change the licence which i dont have ie for VSAN Licence used for some evaluation  purpose
How can we remove this evaluation licence or warning from VC
 and how to assign valid licence to SRM 8.2 configured on vCSA 6.7
Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE Fellow)VMware and Virtualization Consultant
Fellow 2018
Expert of the Year 2017

Commented:
What license is this ?

Normally, there is a dismiss (an x) to get rid of the license ?

Is this a vSAN license which is evaluation, are you using vSAN ?

But there have been issues, where you may need to edit the database. (VCSA)
patronTechnical consultant

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It was actually used for some testing done with Stretched cluster  may need VSAN Licencing ?config on multiple vc but now it is in use only on single Vc/single cluster
so need to remove the same from unused VC and need to update on used  VC
If required from Database how we can get this fixed
Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE Fellow)VMware and Virtualization Consultant
Fellow 2018
Expert of the Year 2017

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I would discuss with VMware Support. (to edit your database if required), they can also check LUN extend at the same time.
patronTechnical consultant

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okay, what if we just ignore this error any Harm ?  or if use valid VSAN Licence to replace and then will try to remove the same?
Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE Fellow)VMware and Virtualization Consultant
Fellow 2018
Expert of the Year 2017

Commented:
Other than the annoyance no issues.

If you assign a real vSAN license, if will disappear, but remember you need to assign a vSAN license to ALL hosts in the cluster.
patronTechnical consultant

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okay ,Thanks Andrew ,let me raise it further to VM Support
 How to analyze licencing here if i need to assign the key on Cluster or on multiple Host?
Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE Fellow)VMware and Virtualization Consultant
Fellow 2018
Expert of the Year 2017

Commented:
for what ?

vSAN is per Host!
patronTechnical consultant

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Commented:

JXplorer is used here to remove the unused/expired license and issue got fixed.


Thanks for your support and time on this  

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removed using jxplorer