Software License Management parameters

The following software license management parameters are provided:

Configuration

Parameter

Description

Number of days before sending a license expiring alert

Defines the number days that may remain until the license expires to send an alert.

License underinstallation percentage threshold to send an alert

Defines the percentage of uninstalled software licenses under which an alert is sent. This means that if the threshold is set at 50% and 51% of the licenses are installed no alert is sent. If only 50% or less of the available licenses are installed an alert is generated.

Exceeded license usage percentage threshold to send an alert

Defines from which percentage value onwards of used licenses an alert is sent, that is, if the threshold is defined at 80% and 80% or more of the available licenses are used, an alert is sent. If only 79% of the licenses are used no alert is generated.

Licensed Software

Parameter

Description

Category

A free text field that provides information about the content of the licensed software, that is, it is for example a development tool, an accounting software or an office software suite.

Evaluation Type

Specifies the way the licensed software is evaluated, that is, as an application or via a query.

  • Scanned Application : The licensed software is populated with individual, scanned applications, that are under the same license scheme.
  • Query : The licensed software is populated via the result of a query, that is, all devices that answer the software criteria specified in the query.
  • Software Catalog : The licensed software is populated with applications of the Software Catalog, that are under the same license scheme. This option may not be available depending on your product licenses.

Status

Displays the current evaluation status of the licensed application. This value is not editable and is automatically updated.

Licenses

Parameter

Description

Vendor

Enter the name of the vendor from which the software and license(s) were purchased. This may be the manufacturer as well as an independent third-party vendor.

Product Serial Number

Enter the serial number of the product.

Quantity

Enter the number of purchased licenses.

Purchase Date

Define the date at which the licenses were purchased by clicking the arrow to the right of the field and selecting the date from the appearing calendar.

Purchase Order Number

Enter the order number of the license purchase under which it may be found in your books.

Expiration Date

Define the date at which the licenses expires, if applicable, by clicking the arrow to the right of the field and selecting the date from the appearing calendar.

License Type

Select the type for the license, for example, if it is a license that covers an entire site , if it is limited to a number of users (Per Seat ), if it is counted by processor or by client access , is it a Volume license. If none of these apply select Other .

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