How can one replace/update the CA API Portal 4.2.x license which is due to expire?
As the CA API Portal 4.2.x is installed and configured using Docker deployment, the license file is set during the initial configuration and there might be a need to re-setup/config for using a new license file and that will destroy the current environment.
There is no need to re-setup/configure the CA API Portal 4.2.x in order for a new License file to be updated.
One can follow the below steps:
Start by ssh into your Portal and grab the randomly created SSG Admin password by running the below command:
Open your Policy Manager UI and connect to your internal <portal>-ssg.<domain> you set in your DNS (or hosts file) using user 'admin', the password your got in the above step and utilize port 9443 for this:
Follow the normal procedure of updating the license by select the 'Help' ==> 'Manage Gateway Licenses' option:
And update your license by clicking the 'Install License' option:
No reboot is needed.