To install the license management client tool, klic, replace the username and password below with those of your KX nexus account. Then run the commands on your target machine.
NEXUS_USER=<redacted> NEXUS_PASSWORD=<redacted> python3 -m pip install --extra-index-url https://$NEXUS_USER:$NEXUS_PASSWORD@nexus.dl.kx.com/repository/klic/simple klic==1.0.0
This will install the klic tool to
~/.local/bin. You should add this directory to your
PATH environment variable.
Alternatively you may wish to install the tool globally by running it with
sudo (or directly as
You should now be able to run klic, and see some navigable usage instructions.
$ klic Usage: klic [OPTIONS] COMMAND [ARGS]... Options: --debug Enable debugging --help Show this message and exit. Commands: accounting Accounting (usage) management authenticate Authentication bastion Start Bastion helper entitlement Entitlement management. environment Environment management group Group management license License management permission Tenant group permissions management serviceaccount Service Account management tenant Tenant management
It is recommended that the commands walked through in this document are explored by yourself, to discover further options and
sub-commands and gain further familiarity and understanding. This can be done by passing in
--help to any command or sub-command.
If the target system to be licensed is offline (air-gapped), klic will need to be installed there for the environment enrollment. This is described in more detail later. The instructions below describe the process of installing klic on that system.
As before, you will need to replace your KX Nexus credentials in the commands below.
Run the commands below on your workstation to download the client.
NEXUS_USER=<redacted> NEXUS_PASSWORD=<redacted> python3 -m pip download -d bundle setuptools wheel https://$pip_user:$firstname.lastname@example.org/repository/klic/packages/klic/1.0.0/klic-1.0.0.tar.gz tar zcf bundle.tar.gz bundle
bundle.tar.gzto your air-gapped target and run the commands below to install it.
tar zxf bundle.tar.gz cd bundle python3 -m pip install --no-index --find-links bundle klic-1.0.0.tar.gz