The Cisco Cloud Services Router (CSR) 1000v is a virtual router that can run on VMWare, Citrix, KVM, HyperV and even AWS.
When downloading the virtual appliance it works for 60 days with AX license – Application Experience, and 100-Kbps of throughput.
It is an interesting equipment to do lab/simulations and also to have in production. And in this case, to continue using the router, we need to add the appropriate licenses.
▸IP Base Technology package, 10 Gbps;
▸SEC Technology package, 5 Gbps;
▸APP Technology package, 5 Gbps;
▸AX Technology package, 2.5 Gbps;
▸1000 broadband sessions;
▸12 GB memory upgrade.
After purchasing the license and downloading it (cisco.com/go/license), just copy the file to the CSR100V flash and instruct the equipment to use it.
Step 01) Checking current status;
Step 02) Copying license to flash;
Step 03) Installing the license;
Step 04) Setting the router to use license on next boot;
Step 05) Save the config and restart the router;
Step 06) Check the license in use;
Step 07) Check the license throughput;