HP OpenVMS DCL Dictionary
F$LICENSE (Alpha/Integrity servers Only)
Checks whether the specified license is loaded on the system.
A character string stating TRUE or FALSE.
Specifies the name of the license for which you want to check the
Specifies the name of the company that produced the license. By
default, DEC is assumed to be the producer on Alpha systems and HP is
assumed to be the producer on Integrity server systems. To find an
exception, specify a different producer name.
$ SHOW LICENSE VMSCLUSTER*
Active licenses on node NODE1:
------- Product ID -------- ---- Rating ----- -- Version --
Product Producer Units Avail Activ Version Release Termination
VMSCLUSTER DEC 0 0 100 0.0 (none) 14-MAY-2005
VMSCLUSTER-CLIENT DEC 0 0 100 0.0 (none) 14-MAY-2005
$ WRITE SYS$OUTPUT F$LICENSE("VMSCLUSTER")
$ WRITE SYS$OUTPUT F$LICENSE("NONEXISTENT_PAK")
In this example, the F$LICENSE function returns TRUE, which verifies
that the VMSCLUSTER license is loaded on the system. In contrast, the
status of hypothetical license NONEXISTENT_PAK is shown to be FALSE,
indicating that it is not loaded on the system.
$ WRITE SYS$OUTPUT F$LICENSE("ABC")
$ WRITE SYS$OUTPUT F$LICENSE("ABC","XYZ")
In the first instance, no license for product ABC is found from the
default producer (DEC or HP). In the second instance, an ABC PAK is
found for producer XYZ.