Pix 501 license limits and how to tell

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Apr 30th, 2007
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I have deployed a PIX-501-BUN-K9 which is limited to 10 users. I have recently deployed another PC. I am unable to browse the internet unless I reboot the pix. Is this an indication that I need to upgrade the license?


What commands can I run on the pix to verify or validate that I have reached the license limit?

Correct Answer by med_ddevlin about 10 years 1 month ago

You can enter:

sh ver

or

sh activation-key

This will display your license that is installed on your PIX. Next to "Inside Hosts" you will see how many users license are available. You can upgrade by purchasing a 10 to 50 user license (PIX-501-SW-10-50=) for about $240 or 10 to unlimited (PIX-501-SW-10-UL=) for about $370.

To find out how many are currently in use you could enter "sho xlate count" which will state how many current translations are in use.


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thebrom Mon, 04/30/2007 - 11:29
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If you have more than 10 devices connecting to the PIX then yes.

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med_ddevlin Mon, 04/30/2007 - 12:51
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You can enter:

sh ver

or

sh activation-key

This will display your license that is installed on your PIX. Next to "Inside Hosts" you will see how many users license are available. You can upgrade by purchasing a 10 to 50 user license (PIX-501-SW-10-50=) for about $240 or 10 to unlimited (PIX-501-SW-10-UL=) for about $370.

To find out how many are currently in use you could enter "sho xlate count" which will state how many current translations are in use.


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dominic.bilodea... Tue, 05/01/2007 - 05:55
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You can also type:


show local-host


This will tell you the current connection status.

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