Reviewing a software license certificate
- License certificate details, including the license type, status, company, and manufacturers
- Accounting and purchasing information about the license
- A list of all product names, versions, and categorization that apply to the license certificate
- A list of all software CIs attached to the license certificate
- A list of certificates grouped with the current license certificate
From the License Certificate form, you can perform the following actions:
Actions that you can perform on a license certificate
View information not displayed on the certificate form.
From the Functions menu in the navigation pane, you can view the following information:
Manage certificate groups, as described in Manually managing certificate groups.
Relate the license certificate to another license certificate.
When you renew or upgrade a software license, you can relate the new and old license certificates to each other, to help maintain traceability, as described in Relating one license certificate to another license certificate
Add or remove product categorization from the license certificate.
When you upgrade a software license, you can add the product categorization for the new version to the license certificate, as described in Adding, modifying or removing product categorization from a license certificate. You can remove product categorization for versions that are no longer applicable.
Modify the certificate.
For master certificates and ungrouped certificates, you can modify any information about the license certificate, except for the software contract ID, license type, and company. You cannot modify grouped certificates, because the details on the master certificate apply to all the grouped certificates.
You can perform high-level reviews of all software license certificates from the Software Asset Management (SAM) console. For information about the console, see About the Software Asset Management (SAM) console.