Developing an Oracle ELP

The diagram below details the recommended approach for developing ELPs within License Optimizer; this diagram includes additional guidance for developing Oracle ELPs. The user may access relevant User Guide sections by clicking the highlighted sections in the diagram.

Add Install-based Inventory

Import, or manually create install-based inventory

Check Software Teaching for new or unrecognized products

Run recognition





Is install-based inventory complete?













Add usage-based inventory

Import, or manually create, usage-based inventory







For any program licensed by a user or usage metric, corresponding usage-based inventory is imported or manually created. For more information, see Add Usage-based Inventory.



Is usage-based inventory complete?













Add License data

Import, or manually create, entitlement

Match entitlement to DSL

Check metrics and paths
(Downgrades, maintenance, etc)



For Oracle, see Oracle license data.



Is entitlement complete?













Run reconciliation













Data Summary