000013162 - The customer account identifier in the license does not match that stored in the system message when installing an RSA Authentication Manager license

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Article Number000013162
Applies ToRSA Product Set:  SecurID
RSA Product/Service Type:  Authentication Manager
RSA Version/Condition:  7.1, 8.0, 8.1, 8.2
IssueWhen replacing an Authentication Manager trial license with a production license the customer account identifier will change, causing an error.  
CauseWhen replacing an Authentication Manager trial license with a production license, a check is done comparing the current customer account identifier to the new one in the production license.  If the numbers do not match the following error will display:  
 
Error installing license: The customer account identifier in the license does not match that stored in the system.
ResolutionBefore applying the new license,
  1. Login to the Authentication Manager primary server's Security Console as a super admin user.
  2. Navigate to Setup > License > Status and click on View Installed Licenses
  3. Click on the context arrow next to the License ID number and choose View
  4. Compare the license serial number visible in the Security Console to the license number in the license .xml file you received, specifically the license:customerAccountId value.
If the license numbers are the same, the new license can be installed immediately.  Licenses for Authentication Manager are stackable and the new license will be added on top of the existing license.

If the license numbers are the same


If the license numbers are the same, the new license can be installed immediately.  Licenses for Authentication Manager are stackable and the new license will be added on top of the existing license.
  1. Go back to the Security Console and select Setup > License > Add New.  
  2. Browse to the folder containing the new license.xml file and select it.
  3. Click Next then verify the information regarding your license is correct.
  4. Click the Install button.
If the license numbers are different, first uninstall the old license then install the new one.  Failure to do this will cause the following error to display: 
 
The customer account identifier in the license does not match that stored in the system.

If the license numbers are different


CAUTION:  Do not restart the server or reboot the Authentication Manager services until you complete all of the next steps.  Install the new license right away.  Restarting services or rebooting the server while the license is uninstalled can cause irreparable harm to the software.
  1. From the Security Console select Setup > License > Status, then click on View Installed Licenses.
  2. Click on the context arrow next to the license ID and choose Uninstall.
  3. Check the Yes, Uninstall License box.
  4. Click on the Uninstall License button.  At this point, do not restart the Authentication Manager server, install the new license right away.  Do not reboot the server or restart Authentication Manager services until you complete the next steps.
  5. Go back to Setup > License > Add New.  Browse to the folder containing the new license.xml file and select it.
  6. Click Next then verify the information regarding the license is correct.
  7. Click the Install button. 
 
Notes
  • The license install process should be complete in less than five minutes.
  • The license is installed only on the Authentication Manager primary server. 
  • License changes are pushed out from the primary to the replicas in the deployment by a batch job that runs daily.
  • Once the license install process is complete on the Authentication Manager primary, it is immediately applied.
  • RSA services do not need to be restarted and the server does not need to be rebooted after the license is installed for the new license to take effect.
  • If adding a new stack to the existing license, there will be no downtime with regard to authentication.
  • If a previous license needs to be removed, any users who are already authenticated will not have their sessions dropped.
  • Between the time that the old license is uninstalled and the new license is installed any users that try to authenticate may get an error.  Since the license install process is so quick, very few users are affected by this.
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