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Convert from hourly pricing to a license

In certain cases it might be more economical to use a Hunk term license rather than hourly pricing. Before performing the steps described below, contact your Splunk sales representative to get a license key.

Convert your license using the Hunk user interface

1. In Hunk, navigate to Settings > Licensing > Add License to add your license to Hunk and remove the hourly license "Hunk License - EMR OEM License" from the list of licenses.

2. Wait ten minutes for the cache to clear.

You can also use the command line to clear the license cache:

rm -rf /opt/hunk/var/run/splunk/hunk/aws/emr/

Convert your license using the command line

1. Log in to your Hunk instance and run the following command:

sudo su hadoop

2. Make a backup of the hourly license using the following command:

mv /opt/hunk/etc/licenses/enterprise/hunk-emr-oem.lic 

3. Add the new license to the directory:


4. Clear the license cache:

rm -rf /opt/hunk/var/run/splunk/hunk/aws/emr/

5. Restart:

/opt/hunk/bin/splunk restart


Last modified on 28 October, 2014
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This documentation applies to the following versions of Hunk®(Legacy): 6.2, 6.2.1, 6.2.2, 6.2.3, 6.2.4, 6.2.5, 6.2.6, 6.2.7, 6.2.8, 6.2.9, 6.2.10, 6.2.11, 6.2.12, 6.2.13, 6.3.0, 6.3.1, 6.3.2, 6.3.3, 6.3.4, 6.3.5, 6.3.6, 6.3.7, 6.3.8, 6.3.9, 6.3.10, 6.3.11, 6.3.12, 6.3.13, 6.4.0, 6.4.1, 6.4.2, 6.4.3, 6.4.4, 6.4.5, 6.4.6, 6.4.7, 6.4.8, 6.4.9, 6.4.10, 6.4.11

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