Cisco PLR License

Cisco PLR license

Cisco ASR PLR License

Most customers haven’t been familiar with robust Cisco license reservation option yet. Basically, permanent license reservation is a part of Cisco smart licensing solution. While smart License needs a smart account and product has to connect to Cisco Smart Software Management (CSSM) or Smart Software Manage (SSM on-Prem) in order to reactivate and report the most recent license status, some customers have extremely secured inner networks with restricted internet access. So what they can do? Here is where Cisco Permanent License Reservation or PLR license comes into play.

How Does Cisco PLR License Work?

Cisco PLR licensing is a permanent solution introduced by Cisco for highly secure network architecture where all outbound connections are limited. Cisco PLR license allows you to register all product instances along with all full features unlimited and permanently (no renewal needed) using a reservation code provided by Cisco partners. This solution is similar to traditional PAK licenses and is mostly available for Cisco NXOS, IOS XE/XR based devices and Cisco Secure product lines.


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Furthermore, since most clients still feel uncomfortable with Cisco smart licensing procedures and find all the smart accounts and virtual accounts concepts confusing, PLR licenses counts as an easy-to-use and intuitive solution which can be applied easily on different devices. Plus, it can eliminate all the concerns about Cisco Essential, Advantage and Premier license, with various features and expiration dates, selection by providing a single authorization code which can enable all premium features permanently.

Here in Ciscolicense.com we can provide you a Cisco PLR licenses independent from your Cisco smart account or virtual account.

How to apply Cisco PLR License?

On the most Cisco IOS/NXOS (latest versions) devices like Cisco catalyst switches and Cisco nexus switches, there are some simple CLI commands which can generate a reservation code for you. then, customers should send the code to our sales experts and receive a unique authorization code. By entering the code in the CLI, all features would be activated permanently. 

Moreover, Cisco security products like Cisco Identity Service Engine or Cisco ISE, Cisco Secure Firewall Management Center or Cisco FMC, Cisco Secure Firewalls (Formerly Cisco Firepower) and Cisco Firewall Threat Defiance or Cisco FTD also support the Cisco PLR licensing. This feature is accessible through the GUI interface.

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