Datacenter product wizard

You can use this rule to apply a vendor's advanced licensing policies to your licensed software products, which can help determine the most cost-effective licensing options for your organization.

The key concept is that a vendor’s license may cover more than one device; for example, if you have a virtual host in inventory and many images in the database that run on that host, you may need just one Datacenter license to cover all of the images.

 If you're using this rule type to manage licensing in a virtualized environment, you must first configure a VMWare vCenter rule to import your vCenter database information into the inventory database. For more information, see Virtual-licensing rules overview.

Open the wizard by right-clicking Datacenter product in the DTS tree and selecting New rule. Enter a unique name and description for this rule. On the continuing pages, enter the following information: