Cisco Licensing

Cisco Software Central

Access everything you need to activate and manage your Cisco Smart Licenses.

Download and manage

Smart Software Manager

Track and manage your licenses. Convert traditional licenses to Smart Licenses.

Manage licenses

Download and Upgrade

Download new software or updates to your current software.

Access downloads

Traditional Licenses

Generate and manage PAK-based and other device licenses, including demo licenses.

Access LRP

Manage Smart Account

Update your profile information and manage users.

Manage account

EA Workspace

Generate and manage licenses purchased through a Cisco Enterprise Agreement.

Access EA Workspace

Manage Entitlements

eDelivery, version upgrade, and more management functionality is now available in our new portal.

Access MCE

Get started with Smart Licensing

Cisco licensing made easy

Learn about licensing, how to purchase, deploy, and manage your software.

Read the guide

Do it yourself

Get started with easy to follow "How-to" documents to troubleshoot common issues on your own.

Licensing support

Smart Licensing

Cisco Smart Licensing is a flexible licensing model that streamlines how you activate and manage software.

For customers

Existing account

Start by getting access to your company's existing Smart Account.

Submit request

New account

Don't have an account? Create one now.

Create account

Account administration

Update information and manage your users.

Manage account

Smart Software Manager

Convert classic to Smart Licenses.

Manage licenses

Network Plug and Play

Automate device discovery and activation on-prem or from the cloud.

Manage devices

Delegate an account

Request an account for your company and delegate another administrator.

Request account