Citrix Application Delivery Management (ADM) requires a verified Citrix ADM license to manage and monitor the Citrix ADC instances.  

The following are the license types supported for Citrix ADM for Service:

License type Entitled to
Virtual server 10 virtual servers and 5 GB storage per license
Storage 5 GB per license
Trial 10 virtual servers and 5 GB storage

After the trial period, you will have:

  • 30-day grace period for data retention

  • 90-day grace period for configuration retention

For more information to get started with trial version, see Getting Started and to manage subscriptions, see Managing Subscriptions.

Add a license


You can add only a pooled license for Citrix ADC instances.

You can add a pooled license for Citrix ADC instances in Citrix ADM. After you add the license, you can verify the license information in Accounts > Subscriptions.

To add a pooled license:

  1. Navigate to Networks > Licenses.

  2. Click Get Licenses to select the license file from your local computer.

  3. Select the license file (.lic) and click OK.

Expiry checks for virtual server licenses

You can now view the status of and set alerts for license expiry in Citrix ADM.

To view the status of the licenses:

  1. Navigate to Networks > Licenses.

  2. In the License Expiry Information section, you can find the details of the licenses that are going to expire:

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    • Feature: Type of license that is going to expire.

    • Count: Number of instances that will be affected.

    • Days to expiry: Number of days remaining before expiry.

To configure the notification settings of licenses:

  1. Navigate to Networks> Licenses.

  2. In the Notification Settings section, click the pencil icon and edit the parameters.

    1. What would you like to be notified about? - Specify the percentage of the capacity.

    2. How would you like to be notified? - Select the following notification options:

      • Email – Specify a mail server and profile details. An email is triggered when your licenses are about to expire.

      • Slack - Specify a slack profile. A notification is sent when your licenses are about to expire.

      • PagerDuty - Specify a PagerDuty profile. Based on the notification settings configured in your PagerDuty portal, a notification is sent when your licenses are about to expire.

    3. Expiry of licenses - Specify the days prior to when you want to get notified.