Developing an Oracle estimated license position

The diagram below details the recommended approach for developing estimated license positions within License Optimizer; this diagram includes additional guidance for developing Oracle estimated license positions. Click the highlighted sections in the diagram for more information.

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