When you add a host to the vCenter Server inventory, you can license the host.

You must have a communication channel through a firewall before adding a host.

1

Click Inventory in the navigation bar.

2

Expand the inventory as needed and click the appropriate datacenter, folder, or cluster.

3

Right-click the datacenter or cluster and select Add Host.

4

When prompted by the Add Host wizard, assign an existing vSphere license key or add a new vSphere license key.