Chapter 26. Cisco IOS Licensing
This chapter provides information and commands concerning the following topics:
▪ Cisco licensing earlier than IOS 15.0
▪ Cisco licensing for the ISR G2 platforms: IOS 15.0 and later
▪ Verifying licenses
▪ Cisco License Manager
▪ Installing a permanent license
▪ Installing an evaluation license
▪ Backing up a license
▪ Uninstalling a license
Cisco Licensing Earlier Than IOS 15.0
Before IOS Version 15.0, the software image was selected based on the required needs of the customer.
There are eight different images that satisfy different requirements in different service areas, see Figure 26-1.
Figure 26-1. Cisco ...