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Install a license

This topic discusses installing new licenses. You can install multiple licenses on a Splunk platform license master. Note: If you install a Dev/Test license with an Enterprise license, the Enterprise license file will be replaced.

Before you proceed, you might want to review these topics:

Add a new license

To add a new license:

  1. Navigate to Settings > Licensing.
  2. Click Add license.
  3. Either click Choose file and browse for your license file and select it, or click copy & paste the license XML directly... and paste the text of your license file into the provided field. Note: If you install a Dev/Test license with an Enterprise license, the Enterprise license file will be replaced.
  4. Click Install. If this is the first Enterprise license that you are installing, you must restart Splunk Enterprise. Your license is installed.
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This documentation applies to the following versions of Splunk® Enterprise: 6.5.0, 6.5.1, 6.5.1612 (Splunk Cloud only), 6.5.2, 6.5.3, 6.5.4, 6.5.5, 6.6.0, 6.6.1, 6.6.2, 6.6.3, 7.0.0


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