This chapter covers the following exam topics:
5.0 Infrastructure Management
5.2 Configure and verify device management
Over its long history, Cisco has used a few different strategies with how it manages licenses for its router and switch products. This chapter focuses on the most commonly used methods for the Cisco installed base of products at the time that Cisco released the current exams. This license method is often called PAK licensing because the licensing process uses a value called a product authorization key (PAK). This chapter also briefly introduces the earlier licensing methods and the new emerging licensing method that will replace PAK licensing over time, just for perspective. ...