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Enabling Licensed Features

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1Enabling Licensed Features
1.1Enable Software Licensing
1.2How to Enable Software Licensing

1   Enabling Licensed Features

1.1   Enable Software Licensing

Certain features and functions that are supported in theSmartEdge router require a paid software license. To make use of one of these features or functions, you must enable it with a password that is provided by Redback when that license fee is paid. Each feature or function requires its own unique password.

To enable software licensing for one or more of these features and functions, perform the tasks described in Table 1.

Table 1    Enable Software Licensing



Root Command



Enable software licensing and access software license configuration mode.

software license

Enter this command in global configuration mode.


Enable the license for a feature and its functions; enter these commands in software license configuration mode:


L2TP features and functions.

IPv6 features and functions


You must specify the L2TP functions to be enabled.

All IPv6 functions are enabled.


MPLS features and functions.


All MPLS functions are enabled.


Subscriber features and functions.

PIM features and functions

subscriber (software license configuration)

You must specify the subscriber functions to be enabled.

All PIM functions are enabled.

1.2   How to Enable Software Licensing

The following example enables the features and functions for paid license features and functions; a unique password is required for each feature or function to be enabled:

[local]Redback(config)#software license

!Enable L2TP
[local]Redback(config-license)#l2tp lns password l2tp-password

!Enable MPLS
[local]Redback(config-license)#mpls password mpls-password

!Enable up to 32,000 active subscribers
[local]Redback(config-license)#subscriber active 32000 password sub-active32-password

!Enable ATM dynamic profiles, CLIPS dynamic circuits, HTTP redirect, RADIUS refresh
[local]Redback(config-license)#subscriber dynamic-service password  sub-dynamic-password

!Enable hitless switchover for subscriber sessions
[local]Redback(config-license)#subscriber high-availability password sub-high-password