tw_license_report utility enables you to track and manage your BMC Discovery license usage.
Use the BMC Discovery user interface to perform the functionality provided by the
tw_license_report command line utility (see Managing licences). If you choose to run the utility, read the documentation in this section to learn its usage and to understand the risks and potential impact on your environment.
Options in the utility specify how the license reports can be configured, exported, and imported, or downloaded from another BMC Discovery appliance. To use the utility, enter the following command:
where options are any of the options described in the following table and the common command line options described in Using command line utilities.
Command Line Option
Output an anonymized version of the detailed report.
Download and import license data from a remote appliance. The remote appliance must have HTTPS enabled. Specify the appliance by hostname or IP address.
Specify the report end date in the following date format:
Export raw license data to a zip file.
Export all license data to a zip file containing multiple csv files.
Ignore certificate verification failures.
Import raw license data from a zip file. Used to produce a consolidated report from multiple appliances. You can also download and import directly from a remote appliance using the
Write the license report to a file.
The local password.
The password for downloading from a remote BMC Discovery appliance. Used with
The username for downloading from a remote BMC Discovery appliance. Used with
Specify the report start date in the following date format:
In the following example, type the commands on a single line. Line breaks are provided to make the example easier to read.
Running a report
The first example is a default report run by the system user:
For more information about using licensing management, see Managing licenses.