The SMA 500v for ESXi Virtual Appliance is offered in a 30-day Trial version. The installation, registration, and functionality of the 30-Day Trial appliance is the same as the full SMA 500v for ESXi, except for differences noted below in Deployment Considerations. An email is sent from the SonicWall License Manager to warn you when your trial is near its expiration date.
To upgrade to the full version:
Purchase the full SMA 500v for ESXi.
Export your settings from the 30-day Trial version.