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Upgrading UCS-C200M2 BE6K from vSphere 4.1 to 5.0

I have a customer on a first gen BE6K (C200M2) which was originally deployed with vSphere 4.1.   They are now in the process of upgrading to Collaboration 10.5 and per the Cisco UC virtualization docwiki some of the apps (e.g. UCCX 10.5) required a minimum of vSphere 5.0.

I'm okay with the technical process to upgrade vSphere/ESXi.  The challenge I have is "reapplying the license" which is version specific.   According to docwiki the PUT tool should be used to "order" the new license.  However, only the customer's UCSS contracts are valid in PUT.  None of the BE6K/UCS/ISV SMARTNet contracts are being accepted.

So in reality what is required in order to get the new license?  

Are all the BE6K vSphere 5.0 keys the same?   If so any problem just reusing a key from another customer's installation which has 5.0 today?

Thanks in advance,

Jon

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