How to Change License Editions in XenDesktop 5
This article describes how to change license editions in XenDesktop 5.
The ProductEdition.exe utility that shipped with XenDesktop 4 and which allowed an administrator to change the XenDesktop Farm edition to match the available license file is no longer available in XenDesktop 5.
To change the license editions in XenDesktop 5, use the following PowerShell commands:
Set-brokersite -DesktopLicenseEdition %option%
This command changes the license edition to be used for XenDesktop session brokering.
-STD: Express or VDI edition
-ENT: Enterprise edition
-PLT: Platinum edition
Set-brokersite -AppLicenseEdition %option%
This command changes the license edition to be used for Application session brokering.
Default value = $null (indicates that the Application license edition is derived from the XenDesktop license edition.
-STD: XenApp “Standard” edition
-ADV: XenApp “Advanced” edition
-ENT: XenApp “Enterprise” edition
-PLT: XenApp “Platinum” edition
Note: A license matching the above specified editions must be available within the site’s license server.
To verify that license editions have been set correctly, use the get-brokersite cmdlet: