About XenServer Licensing

XenServer uses the same licensing process as other Citrix products. XenServer requires a License Server. For details on how to install and run Citrix Licensing, see Citrix Product Documentation.

After purchasing support for XenServer you will be provided with .LIC license key. This license key should be installed on either:

  • a Windows server running the Citrix License Server software
  • a Linux-based Citrix License Server virtual appliance

XenServer Licensing is dependent on the version of XenServer you have installed on your host. Refer to the following table to know more about licensing concepts in various versions of XenServer.

Version Topics
XenServer 7.1 CU2 Licensing Overview - XenServer 7.1 CU2 Managing XenServer 7.1 CU2 Licenses
XenServer 7.0 Licensing Overview - XenServer 7.0 Managing XenServer 7.0 Licenses
About XenServer Licensing