Applying SAP HANA Database License for tenant databases in HANA Appliance.

     For example of SAP HANA License Install and delete using the SAP HANA Studio, SAP HANA HDBSQL command line tool and HANA SQL Query Editor.

I. Installing SAP HANA License Using SAP HANA Studio

Windows: Start – All Programs – SAP HANA – SAP HANA Studio

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Right Click in left hand side  to Add system

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Fill the required details Host Name, Instance Number, Description and Select the Multi container database and select System Database.


Press next to Enter the User Name and Password with LICENSE ADMIN privilege User.


Press Finish Button. The screen shows HDB, SYSTEM and License(optional) are SID, User and Description

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Right on DB1 to Property


Temporary License status Screen


License Expired status Screen

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Now we can generate the HANA License in Service Market Place( SMP login required.


Get the information required to request a permanent license key.

     To request the first permanent license key for a newly installed SAP HANA database, you need to provide the hardware key and the system ID. To request a subsequent permanent license key, you need the installation number and system number of your SAP HANA database. You can get the required information in the SAP HANA studio as follows:

    I.  In the Systems view, right-click the system and choose Properties – License.

    II. Get Hardware Key and you can use SQL to access the required information from the M_LICENSE system view.

The below Screen shows SAP Internal License Register, But your customer place Installation Number display instead of SAP-INTERN.


Select your system type from below list

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Select your License type

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Quantity of Memory


Valid Until Date and Submit


Download the txt file


Unenforced SWPRODUCTNAME=SAP-HANA – This License file is Unenforced


Install License key in Hana Studio


Press Install License Key and Select the text file

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Select License.txt file from directory where you downloaded file saved directory


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