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How can the first temp/30 day trial license be deleted ?

cplic print  -x
trial            14Jul2019   axxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

cplic del axxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
 Failed to delete license

I had a ticket open with support, with no luck.

I prefer not to have a box in production with a trial license and don't want to wait the 30 days

The FW does have the actual/correct  license,

Thanks Rob

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Employee
Employee

To disable evaluation license try:

  • cplic eval_disable

OR

  • $CPDIR/bin/cpprod_util CPPROD_SetPnPDisable 1

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Hi Rob,

Try the following if you can:

[Expert@HostName:0]# cplic del

- Try deleting the license from cpconfig.

- Try deleting the license from SmartUpdate.

 

I hope this helps.

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Admin
Admin

You should be able to remove the licenses from $CPDIR/conf/cp.license.
This will remove the licenses from cplic print output.
However, the licenses may still be in the kernel.

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The trial license is not in the cp.license file

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Sapphire


First, on CLI. issue

# cplic print -x

This will show IP, End Date, Signature (!!!), contained Blades and CK:

172.27.39.191 17Jun2019 atGp4xiFLZkThMhB3iqxojFwxBbC3tyCFEPi CPAP-SG480X CPSB-FW CPSM-C-2 CPSB-NPM CPSB-LOGS ... CK-xyxyxyxy

Using this information, the license can be deleted:

# cplic del atGp4xiFLZkThMhB3iqxojFwxBbC3tyCFEPi 

In the next

# cllic print

the license should be removed...

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Admin
Admin
If it's the PnP license, that license should get removed the minute any other license is installed.
If it's a 30+ day eval license, it should show up in cp.license.
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Are these PNP trail licenses included on all CheckPoint appliances and openserver/VM?

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Admin
Admin
Yes, on a fresh install of a VM or Appliance, the 15-day PNP license is there.
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Employee
Employee

To disable evaluation license try:

  • cplic eval_disable

OR

  • $CPDIR/bin/cpprod_util CPPROD_SetPnPDisable 1

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Both commands didn't help

cplic eval_disable
You have disabled Check Point evaluation period
For activation you need to restart ALL Check Point modules
(performing cpstop & cpstart)

cpstop

cpstart


Host Expiration Signature Features
trial 28Aug2019 axxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx PNP_BLADE_IPS:V1:trial CPSB-IPS

cplic del axxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Failed to delete license

 

 

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Did you apply the license centrally or via the command line?
Even today I have been removing local licenses from a gateway through SmartUpdate. It will nag but still it was deleted.
I also noticed that normally you could see and delete licenses in the WebUI, but in R80.20 I could not find it any more, there was only a activate option.
Regards, Maarten
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Sapphire

Trial License is the automatic one that is created  after installation - a PnP Lic that is not managed centrally but only locally on one unit. But as long as everything is working as expected, i would not put much work into this as this is short-lived only 😉

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Yeah we have health monitoring that is just going to report a false positive till it's gone. Not a big deal but annoying for sure.

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Employee++
Employee++
Hi
This is just a Trial Period License given per certain Software Blades, in this case IPS, so that customers can experience them beyond the 15 days of the regular Trial Period License:

PNP_BLADE_IPS:V1:trial CPSB-IPS

As many have pointed out it will expire in less than 3 weeks so no real need to worry.

HTH
Tal
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Yep, I don't think anyone was confused on what this is.  It's still a burden even if its temporary, breaking business process and wasting man hours, even if it's a small trivial amount of time, it's still a waste that we have to deal with.  Would be much better if we could just delete it and move on with life today rather than wait and go back and forth answering questions that are only temporary.   Fix it and save your customers and the TAC thousands of accumulated hours or don't and save yourself just one hour. Tough Choice I know.

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Deleted $CPDIR/conf/cp.pnp file and the issue was solved.

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Hello, I have the same issue and tried out:
Deleting  $CPDIR/conf/cp.pnp file, but it did not work. Has anyone out there able to solve this ¿? 

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Ivory

Tks you!

#rm $CPDIR/conf/cp.pnp and reboot appliance.

The problem was fixed!

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was the reboot necessary after deleting the .pnp file?

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After deleting the file:

GetLicFromFile: Failed to open file: /opt/CPshrd-R80.30/conf/cp.pnp
pnp_blades_iterate: Failed to find a match to PNP_BLADE_APPI-V1 in PnP file: /opt/CPshrd-R80.30/conf/cp.pnp

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Admin
Admin

See above, quoting:

 

To disable evaluation license try:

  • cplic eval_disable

OR

  • $CPDIR/bin/cpprod_util CPPROD_SetPnPDisable 1
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cplic eval_disable did not work at all. There is still the license

trial 13Aug2020 PNP_BLADE_IPS:V1:trial CPSB-IPS

Indded, it is very strange, becasue the machine is runnig for two years without this issue.

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I have the same issue, none of the below steps solved my issue

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