Metering and tracking usage of the managed software products in the enhanced Symantec Management Console Software view

Article:HOWTO63568  |  Created: 2011-12-16  |  Updated: 2012-04-20  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/HOWTO63568
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Metering and tracking usage of the managed software products in the enhanced Symantec Management Console Software view

(Windows only)

Inventory Solution provides the software-based usage tracking option to help you easily meter application usage and track and manage software licenses.

See About metering and tracking usage of the managed software products in the enhanced Symantec Management Console Software view.

You can enable the software-based usage tracking option for the managed software products and view gathered usage tracking data in the enhanced Symantec Management Console views.

For more information, see the topics about the enhanced views in the Altiris™ IT Management Suite 7.1 from Symantec™ Enhanced Console Views Getting Started Guide at the following URL:

http://www.symantec.com/docs/DOC3563

This task is a step in the process for metering and denying applications.

See Metering and denying applications.

To meter and track usage of the managed software products in the enhanced Symantec Management Console Software view

  1. In the Symantec Management Console, on the Manage menu, click Software.

  2. In the Software pane, under Installed Software, click Installed Products.

  3. In the Installed Products pane, double-click the software product that you want to meter.

  4. In the Software Product dialog box, click the Meter / track usage tab.

  5. On the Meter / track usage tab, click Add Program next to the software component that you want to meter.

  6. In the Add Program dialog box, add the program files from the Available programs list to the Associated programs list, and then click OK.

  7. On the Meter / track usage tab, in the Count software as used if run in the last ... days box, type the number of days.

  8. On the Meter / track usage tab, ensure that Turn on metering / usage tracking for this software product is checked.

  9. Click OK.


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