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Update April 12, 2018

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Tutorial video

For those interested how you can install, delete, or get information about the SAP HANA license key using the SAP HANA studio or the command line tool 'hdbsql', we have updated our license management video in the SAP HANA Academy, playlist System Administration.

License management is not exactly rocket science but there are some restrictions you need to be aware of as SAP HANA administrator.

More Information

Product documentation

How to manage SAP HANA licenses is documented in the SAP HANA Administration Guide (Chapter 2, System Administration).

SCN Blogs

HANA Licensing (SAP Business One)

SAP Notes

1738390 - How to update SAP HANA Linux server hardware key

1739427 - How to request and install the SAP HANA license key (SAP Business One)

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