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Licenses Type

Use license from the system

This indicates using the license provided by the public cloud platform. After applying for a BMS with a license authorized, you can use the authorized OS and pay on demand without any upfront or long-term investment. The public cloud platform enables you to maintain license compliance during the license life cycle.

Bring Your Own License (BYOL)

What Is BYOL?

Bring Your Own License (BYOL) allows you to use your existing OS license. In such a case, you do not need to apply for a license again. In BYOL license type, you do not pay for the license fee when applying for a BMS.

How to Use BYOL?

If you select the BYOL license type, you are required to manage licenses by yourself. The public cloud platform provides functions for you to maintain license compliance during the license life cycle. If you have bought an OS license, you do not need to apply for a license any more.

Application Scenarios

The system does not support dynamic license type changing. You can choose BYOL when creating a BMS.

After creating a BMS, you cannot change its license type. In addition, you cannot change the license type of a BMS when reinstalling its OS.