I just finished authorizing my sever licence and went on to update the ArcSDE enterprise geodatabase license, when i try to upload the ECP file that was generated i get the warning that it is an "Invalid authorization file".
Here are the steps i followed
log on to the machine running AGS
Use the Software Authorization tool to authorize my sever using the provsioning file (prvc)
Navigate to the ESRI\License10.4\sysgen folder
copy and rename the keycodes file with the ECP extension
copy the ECP file to my desktop
connect to the database using my established admin connection
upload the ECP
and get the "Invalid authorization file"
i even tried restarting my server.
and here is what is authorized by my prvc file
When i log on to ArcGIS Sever Manger and check the ArcGIS Software Authorization tab it show the software as not being updated despite being told that it was successful
1. Could you please confirm that are you trying to authorize the geodatabase using the provision file (.prvc) or with the ECP file.
2. Also, confirm that you are providing 'ArcSDE for server enterprise 10.1 to 10.4.1' Authorization number while using the Software authorization.
Let me know if you have any questions.
im using the ECP file that was generated after authorizing AGS. I am copying and pasting from the ESRI\License10.4\sysgen folder to my desktop and trying to upload it.
how do i confirm that i am using the right number?
You can confirm by navigating to myesri.com > Select 'My Organization' > Select Licensing > Authorizations > Under Authorization Select 'ArcGIS for Server Advanced Enterprise' 10.1 - 10.4.1 > Check the Expiration date and then copy the respective authorization number and use the same authorization number in the Software Authorization.
Here is the web link to generate the ECP file,
After generating the ECP file follow the steps in the following web link,