Licensing#

This section describes the various licensing options for RPC-VMware.

VMware licensing#

All VMware licensing for RPC-VMware must be purchased from Rackspace. VMware licenses for RPC-VMware are installed during provisioning.

Windows OS licensing#

You can provide your own Windows OS licenses or purchase a Windows Data Center license from Rackspace. If you purchase host-based OS licensing from Rackspace, it can be activated with the Rackspace Key Management Server (KMS). The Rackspace KMS server is accessible only by systems hosted with Rackspace. Contact your Rackspace Account Management team for more information.

Red Hat OS licensing#

You can provide your own Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) OS licenses or purchase a RHEL host-based license from Rackspace. If you purchase host-based OS licensing from Rackspace, it can be activated with the Rackspace Red Hat Network (RHN) server. The Rackspace RHN server is accessible only by systems hosted with Rackspace. Contact your Rackspace Account Management team for more information.

Application licensing#

The customer must provide all application licensing.