Content and best practices to improve your software license management and optimization within Asset Manager.
Currently, the following content is available:
Software License Optimization (SLO) packages
This content is designed to provide out of the box capabilities for managing software assets. It includes software counters, compliance and maintenance renewal dashboards, license expense reports, out-of-the-box wizards and workflows as well as demo data.
Note: Its use requires the following Micro Focus Asset Manager module licenses: Portfolio, Procurement, Contract and Financial.
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This section lists the new feature introduced in version 18.104.22.168 of the SLO Best Practice package.
This release of the SLO Best Practice package supports the 64 bit version of Asset Manager 9.8x.
Note: The consumption calculation for AWS deployment scenario requires AM Generic Adapter 1.06 to be installed.
Added software titles list:
1 SLO Best Practicepackage now supports the compliance calculation for the following software.
SQL Server 2016Enterprise and Standard editions
Windows Server 2016 DataCenter and Standard editions
2 IBM ILMT integration is enhanced.
SLO 22.214.171.124 (Update2):
The SLO BP package 126.96.36.199 can be installed only on English and French AM databases. This update fixes a problem so that you can install the SLO BP package 188.8.131.52 (update2) in all localized AM databases.
1. IBM ILMT 9.2 is supported.
2. Asset Manager 9.60 is supported.
3. The French version of the SLO Best Practice package is available.
added AMPushAdapter_CP14_0107.zip, AMGenericAdapter_CP17_0012.zip and AMPushAdapter_CP17_0013.zip
Software License Optimization Package version 184.108.40.206.
Note: updates (220.127.116.11 Update X) bring new version of the adapters to support SLO 18.104.22.168 version, there are no changes to the rest of the package.
1. Add support for Oracle DB SE2
2. Add a set of Oracle Database Options/Management Packs running-instance-based counters.
3. Add several widgets and reports
4. Enhanced Oracle LMS solution. Please note this solution relies on the functionality of Universal Ddiscovery (UD) and AM Adapter
1> Please contact support to get one UD hotfix for Oracle LMS
2> Update AM Push Adapter or AM Generic Adapter which can be accessed under SLO22.214.171.124 content package.
Software License Optimization Package version 126.96.36.199.
Compliance analysis tables are introduced to help you understand how the license points are consumed per node or per cluster.
The documentation set is reorganized and information is broken down into the several books.
Software License Optimization Package version 188.8.131.52.
This version supports the integration with Microsoft MAP tool to manage Microsoft software titles. It provides Connect-It scenario to get MAP data into Asset Manager.
Take VMWare vMotion into consideration when counting the required software licenses in a cluster.
Oracle Database software counter is refined when Oracle DB is running in IBM LPAR. (QCCR1E126007, QCCR1E127836)
It also refines the license type structure by organizing the license types by software vendors.
The following Microsoft software titles are added:
The Technical Details of Software Counter document updates Oracle Software Counter algorithm
Defects fixing and Enhancements
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