Use (RTU) is an authorization mode for selling hardware capabilities,
such as the number of flows, capacity, and ports. An RTU license cannot be
migrated after being
bound to a device. RTU is a part of hardware value, and
its life cycle is the same as that of the corresponding hardware.
A functional license controls
the use of a specific function on a device. If a user wants to use a
restricted function, the user must be authorized to use the function.
For example, if you want to
use the distributed Virtual Extensible LAN (VXLAN) gateway and BGP Ethernet
VPN (EVPN) functions, you need to purchase the VXLAN enhanced function
Resource licenses control the
number of resource items available to users. If a user wants to use a
resource item, the user must be authorized to use the resource item.
Based on actual service
requirements, you can use default resources supported by the product without
purchasing resource licenses, or purchase one or more resource licenses. The
resource quantity is the sum of all resources in all selected resource
Based on the resource type,
resource licenses are classified into software and hardware resource
· Software resource license: For example, the S5700 supports a maximum
of 16 APs by default. To increase the number of APs that can be connected to
the S5700, purchase the WLAN access controller AP resource license. This
license is a software resource license.
· Hardware resource license: RTU
license For example, the default interface rate of the
S5732-H24UM2CC is 2.5 Gbit/s. To increase the interface rate to 10 Gbit/s,
purchase the RTU license for upgrading a 2.5GE interface to a 10GE interface.
For more information, you can refer to RTU Licenses for S5700