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Check the activation status

To verify the activation status and license validity, use the lic utility. Execute the following commands as a privileged user:

Syntax: /opt/eset/efs/sbin/lic [OPTIONS]


The commands below must be executed by a privileged user:

/opt/eset/efs/sbin/lic -s


/opt/eset/efs/sbin/lic --status


Output when the product is activated:

Status: Activated

Public Id: ABC-123-DEF

License Validity: 2020-03-29


Output when the product is not activated:

Status: Not activated

If ESET LiveGuard Advanced is activated for the specific instance of ESET Server Security for Linux, the output displays the related license details.

To display the Seat ID in version 8.1 or later if requested by ESET customer care, execute:

/opt/eset/efs/sbin/lic -s --with-details