You can view information about a license key such as its associated product and capacity from the Licensing option in the vSphere Web Client.

Required privilege: Global.Licenses


In the vSphere Web Client, select Administration > Licensing > Licenses.


From the vCenter Server drop-down menu, select the vCenter Server instance where the license key resides.

If the vCenter Server instance is part of a Linked Mode group, the license key resides in the shared license inventory of the group.


Select the License Keys tab.


In the table, select the row of the license key for which you want to view information.


Click the license key.

The vSphere Web Client displays information about the license key. You can view the product that is associated with the license key, the capacity of the key, the assets to which the license key is assigned, and other information.


You might notice vRAM usage reported for vSphere 5.x licenses. vSphere 5.x is licensed per-processor and you should ignore the reported vRAM usage for vSphere 5.x licenses.