What do I need to do to Setup Software Licensing in Asset Management 7.x?

Article:HOWTO25984  |  Created: 2010-04-13  |  Updated: 2012-06-28  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/HOWTO25984
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Question
What do I need to do to Setup Software Licensing in Asset Management 7.x?

Answer
When going to the Software Licensing Portal page it Contains Quick Start Web Part to help you in the steps of setting up Software Licensing.

 

Steps to Setup Software Licensing

      • Create Software Purchase(s)

         

         

      • Go to ‘Home > Service and Asset management > Software Licensing’

         

         

      • Or, Software Licensing tree can be reached via ‘Manage > Software’.

         

      • Right click on ‘Software Purchase’ folder and select ‘Create Software Purchase’

         

         

      • Enter required details in the edit page of software purchase and save changes.

         

           

           

           

           

                (‘Software Purchases’ association on ‘Software license’ instance edit page)

                            4.                Associate one or more Software purchases with Software license instance.

                   

                • Open the edit page of software license (select software license from the list page of software licenses and double click on it. Or, the edit page can also be opened via the right click ‘Edit’ function)

                   

                   

                • Click on pencil icon provided in front of ‘Software Purchases’ association. Select one or more software purchases from the picker and click on ‘Ok’.

                   

              (‘Covered Software Product’ association on the edit page of software license instance)

                        5.               Associate one or more software licenses to Software product.

                 

              • Open the edit page of software license.

                 

                 

              • Select a software product from the picker under ‘Covered Software Product’ association and save changes.

                 

           

             

            • Software products are populated with Inventory data. 
            • User can create new software products if required.

               

             

            • Go to ‘Home > Service and Asset management > Software Licensing’

               

               

            • Or, Software Licensing tree can be reached via ‘Manage > Software’.

               

            • Right click on ‘Software License’ folder and select ‘Create Software License’

               

               

            • Enter required details in the edit page of software license and save changes.

               

                         2.               Create Software License(s)

               

                            3.                Create Software product (if required)

                     

                               

                            • Go to ‘Manage > Software ‘.

                               

                               

                            • Select ‘Software Product’. Click on ‘Add button on ‘Software Product’ page displayed in right hand pane.

                               

                               

                            • Add the details in the ‘Add or Edit Product’ Web page dialog and click on ‘Ok’. (e.g. ‘Product1’ created)

               

               

               


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