Does CA Endevor V18 need the license key in order to use the ESI(External Security Interface) option ?

Document ID : KB000095819
Last Modified Date : 15/05/2018
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Introduction:
The customer is using V17 without ESI option contract. (Native Security)
And, they are planning to install CA Endevor V18.0. (Change the Security from Native to ESI)
But, they do not have a license key for ESI option.
Question:
Does CA Endevor V18 need the license key in order to use the ESI(External Security Interface) option ?

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Environment:
z/OS
Answer:
As of CA Endevor V18.0, Native security was removed as well as the LMP check for the ESI. (LMP product code BM).
Therefore, the customer does not need the LMP key for that.