Deployer 3.01 - Revoking and Updating a License for a VM - Teradata Database on VMware

Teradata Database on VMware Base, Advanced, Enterprise Tiers Getting Started Guide

Teradata Database on VMware
Deployer 3.01
January 2018
If you need to revoke a license from a deployed VM and update it with a new valid license, use this procedure. If additional physical cores are needed to properly license your system, contact your Teradata Account Team for assistance.
  1. Open a VMware vSphere PowerCLI shell version 5.5 or later.
  2. Type the following command from the PowerCLI prompt to connect to the vCenter that manages the ESXi hosts that will be running the Teradata Database VMs: connect-VIServer -server
  3. Navigate to the directory containing the Teradata Database on VMware deployment executable file (C:\mylocation\Teradata_Deployer\).
  4. Run tdc.deploy.exe interactively.
    .\tdc.deploy.exe -commonITproperties 
  5. From the PowerCLI terminal, type revoke_license to revoke the license for an existing (deployed) VM. For a description of the action this state (command) performs, PowerCLI Commands for Teradata Database on VMware.
  6. Run tdc.deploy.exe interactively.
    .\tdc.deploy.exe -commonITproperties 
  7. Type activate_license to generate a license for the existing VM.
  8. Type copyfiles to transfer the configuration scripts into each VM.
  9. Follow the prompts to finish revoking and updating the license.