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Author's profile photo ABHISHEK SINGH

Requesting and Installing license in HANA Database

In this document i will show steps for requesting and installing license for Hana DB.

Step 1 – Find your hardware key

Right click on the system and click on properties

Click on license.we can get the hardware key.


Step 2 – Request a license key

Open the link

Please provide your SMP user name and password.

and fill all the details and request the license by providing hardware key and all other details


click on submit

Alternatively we can also get license from Service market place. Key & requests - license key search from a list  installation number  SID

After getting the license in notepad file, Please log in to hana studio, right click on system  propoerties .

Click on license

Then click on install license key

Browse the license from local directory and install it.It will give below message.


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      Author's profile photo Former Member
      Former Member

      Thanks for sharing Abhi

      Author's profile photo ABHISHEK SINGH
      Blog Post Author

      Thanks Jorg 🙂

      Author's profile photo Denys van Kempen
      Denys van Kempen


      For those interested, there is a video tutorial available on this topic on the SAP HANA Academy:

      SAP HANA Academy - SAP HANA Administration: Managing Licenses [SPS 09] - YouTube

      SAP HANA Academy - Administration: License Management - YouTube (older version)

      Best regards,

      Denys van Kempen

      Author's profile photo Daniel Foerster
      Daniel Foerster

      The Link "Request a license key" is outdated -

      now please use