How do I add in (for the first time) the licence we received from Tyk
Your licence key will need to be added to the follow parameter:
This parameter is located in either of the following file:
Additional documentation can be found here:Docker Pro Demo
Will there be downtime to the Tyk Gateway when replacing the previous licence with the renewal licence?
No. The Tyk Gateway will continue to proxy traffic as per normal operations.
Will there be downtime to the Tyk Dashboard when replacing the previous licence with the renewal licence?
Yes. The Tyk Dashboard will be down momentarily as the renewal licence takes effect. This will not affect the Tyk Gateway's ability to proxy traffic.
Can I replace the licence and have zero downtime for the Tyk Dashboard?
Yes, only if there are multiple Tyk Dashboards, specifically deployed in High Availability. In such case, traffic should be directed to a subset of Tyk Dashboards at a time i.e. Rolling Deployment.
Is there a way to check that my licence is still valid?
Since the Tyk licence is in JSON Web Token format (JWT), the website: JWT.IO is useful for checking the payload.
The following parameter displays the licence validity period in epoch:
Will the Tyk Gateway still proxy traffic even if the licence expires?
Yes, the Tyk Gateway will remain uninterrupted and still proxy traffic as per normal. The Tyk Dashboard however, will be locked until the new licence is added.
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