Licensing: Initial Set Up

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After you have understand the types of licenses and decided which license you want to use, perform the steps required for installing entitlements in NetWitness Platform. You need to perform each step in the proper sequence. After initial setup, refer to Troubleshoot Licensing for any maintenance or troubleshooting information.


The following workflow illustrates the end-to-end licensing process after you have the NetWitness Platform product installed .

This workflow illustrates the end-to-end licensing process.

Configuration StepDescription

Obtain License Server ID from NetWitness Platform UI

Before you begin the licensing process, you must ensure that you obtain the License Server ID displayed on the NetWitness Platform User Interface.

Access Download Central (DLC)

Your DLC Welcome e-mail message contains system log in instructions to DLC. Instructions for downloading your product licenses can be found in this document, as well as ithe DLC website.


Register the Server (Online Registration)

Your NetWitness Server must be registered to DLC and entitlements must be mapped. There are two methods of synchronizing NetWitness Platform with DLC: online and offline.

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