Compliance filter

The compliance filter for license bases uses the following fields to define entitled users or CIs.

These field values can be used independently or together to calculate compliance.
Table 1. Compliance Filter
Value Description
Entitled company All users or configuration items (CI) at all locations of this company, in all departments are entitled to use this software package. Compliance at this level is calculated by how many licenses are purchased for the company at large and how many are being consumed by entitled users or CIs.
Entitled location CIs and users who are assigned to this company location in any department are entitled to use this software package. Compliance at this level is calculated by how many licenses are purchased for this company location and how many are being consumed by users and CIs there.
Entitled department Only the users or CIs in this department at this company location are entitled to use this software package. Compliance is calculated for a single department only.

The license form can display information about all CIs or named users who are using this software package. The form indicates when license reconciliation is necessary and displays all compliant users or CIs.

Possible compliance levels are:
Table 2. Compliance
Level Description
Non applicable Compliance levels for all infrastructure licenses related to cluster licenses are set to Non applicable automatically. Compliance levels are calculated in the cluster license only, and not in the related infrastructure licenses.
Out of compliance More licenses are being consumed than were purchased. There are more users or CIs using this license than the license allows, and some users or CIs might not be entitled to use this software package.
Unused The licenses for this software package are currently unused.
Reconciliation required CIs or users who are not entitled to use this software are consuming licenses. Licenses that require reconciliation are considered out of compliance. Reconciliation requires action to ensure that unentitled users are not using the software. This might involve uninstalling software or increasing license counts to match actual user counts.
Nearly out of compliance For a software package to be at this compliance level, more than 95% of the licenses for this software package must be in use by entitled users or CIs. License bases at this level are considered to be In compliance.
In compliance This software package has unused licenses. All users or CIs using a license are entitled to use this software package.