»License - Operator HTTP API

Enterprise

This feature requires Consul Enterprise.

The licensing functionality described here is available only in Consul Enterprise version 1.1.0 and later.

»Getting the Consul License

This endpoint gets information about the current license.

MethodPathProduces
GET/operator/licenseapplication/json

The table below shows this endpoint's support for blocking queries, consistency modes, agent caching, and required ACLs.

Blocking QueriesConsistency ModesAgent CachingACL Required
NOallnonenone

»Parameters

  • dc (string: "") - Specifies the datacenter whose license should be retrieved. This will default to the datacenter of the agent serving the HTTP request. This is specified as a URL query parameter.

»Sample Request

$ curl \
    http://127.0.0.1:8500/v1/operator/license

»Sample Response

{
  "Valid": true,
  "License": {
    "license_id": "2afbf681-0d1a-0649-cb6c-333ec9f0989c",
    "customer_id": "0259271d-8ffc-e85e-0830-c0822c1f5f2b",
    "installation_id": "*",
    "issue_time": "2018-05-21T20:03:35.911567355Z",
    "start_time": "2018-05-21T04:00:00Z",
    "expiration_time": "2019-05-22T03:59:59.999Z",
    "product": "consul",
    "flags": {
      "package": "premium"
    },
    "features": [
      "Automated Backups",
      "Automated Upgrades",
      "Enhanced Read Scalability",
      "Network Segments",
      "Redundancy Zone",
      "Advanced Network Federation"
    ],
    "temporary": false
  },
  "Warnings": []
}

»Updating the Consul License

This endpoint updates the Consul license and returns some of the license contents as well as any warning messages regarding its validity.

MethodPathProduces
PUT/operator/licenseapplication/json

The table below shows this endpoint's support for blocking queries, consistency modes, agent caching, and required ACLs.

Blocking QueriesConsistency ModesAgent CachingACL Required
NOnonenoneoperator:write

»Parameters

  • dc (string: "") - Specifies the datacenter whose license should be updated. This will default to the datacenter of the agent serving the HTTP request. This is specified as a URL query parameter.

»Sample Payload

The payload is the raw license blob.

»Sample Request

$ curl \
    --request PUT \
    --data @consul.license \
    http://127.0.0.1:8500/v1/operator/license

»Sample Response

{
  "Valid": true,
  "License": {
    "license_id": "2afbf681-0d1a-0649-cb6c-333ec9f0989c",
    "customer_id": "0259271d-8ffc-e85e-0830-c0822c1f5f2b",
    "installation_id": "*",
    "issue_time": "2018-05-21T20:03:35.911567355Z",
    "start_time": "2018-05-21T04:00:00Z",
    "expiration_time": "2019-05-22T03:59:59.999Z",
    "product": "consul",
    "flags": {
      "package": "premium"
    },
    "features": [
      "Automated Backups",
      "Automated Upgrades",
      "Enhanced Read Scalability",
      "Network Segments",
      "Redundancy Zone",
      "Advanced Network Federation"
    ],
    "temporary": false
  },
  "Warnings": []
}

»Resetting the Consul License

This endpoint resets the Consul license to the license included in the Enterprise binary. If the included license is not valid, the replace will fail.

MethodPathProduces
DELETE/operator/licenseapplication/json

The table below shows this endpoint's support for blocking queries, consistency modes, agent caching, and required ACLs.

Blocking QueriesConsistency ModesAgent CachingACL Required
NOnonenoneoperator:write

»Parameters

  • dc (string: "") - Specifies the datacenter whose license should be updated. This will default to the datacenter of the agent serving the HTTP request. This is specified as a URL query parameter.

»Sample Request

$ curl \
    --request DELETE \
    http://127.0.0.1:8500/v1/operator/license

»Sample Response

{
  "Valid": true,
  "License": {
    "license_id": "2afbf681-0d1a-0649-cb6c-333ec9f0989c",
    "customer_id": "0259271d-8ffc-e85e-0830-c0822c1f5f2b",
    "installation_id": "*",
    "issue_time": "2018-05-21T20:03:35.911567355Z",
    "start_time": "2018-05-21T04:00:00Z",
    "expiration_time": "2019-05-22T03:59:59.999Z",
    "product": "consul",
    "flags": {
      "package": "premium"
    },
    "features": [
      "Automated Backups",
      "Automated Upgrades",
      "Enhanced Read Scalability",
      "Network Segments",
      "Redundancy Zone",
      "Advanced Network Federation"
    ],
    "temporary": false
  },
  "Warnings": []
}