Show license information for a node on this host.

All nodes in the cluster will report license information. To obtain the most up-to-date license information, query the Master Aggregator. A disconnected leaf node or unconfigured node will not report license data.


memsqlctl show-license [flags]
-h, --help Help for show-license
--memsql-id string The node ID of the node
Global Flags:
-c, --config FILE_PATH Path to the memsqctl config file
--default-install-dir DIRECTORY_PATH Path to the default install directory
--insecure-ssl Fall back to insecure SSL connections to local nodes if memsqlctl is unable to otherwise establish a connection (ADVANCED)
-j, --json Print output in JSON format
--node-metadata-file FILE_PATH Path to the node metadata file
--parallelism POSITIVE_INTEGER Maximum amount of operations to be run in parallel
--ssl-ca FILE_PATH The path to the CA certificate file (in PEM format) to authenticate the database certificate
--timeout duration Maximum time for operation to complete (e.g., 30s, 10m, 1.5h)
--verbose-json Print output in JSON format, include some warnings and user messages
-v, --verbosity count Increase logging verbosity
-y, --yes Enable non-interactive mode and assume the user would like to move forward with the proposed actions by default


  • This command is interactive unless you use either --yes or --json flag to override interactive behavior.

  • The memsqlctl show-license command is equivalent to the sdb-admin show-license command.


The following is the standard output for the show-license command.

sudo memsqlctl show-license
| License            | <base64-encoded license>  |
| License_version    | 4                         |
| License_capacity   | 51200 MB                  |
| License_expiration | 0                         |
| License_type       | enterprise                |

Last modified: April 22, 2024

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