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 ...

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