Identify a downgrade child from a software license record How to identify a downgrade child from a Software License record. Navigate to Software Asset > Software Licenses. Select a license. Click New in the Software Upgrade and Downgrades related list. Select a software model from the list. Select the Start and End dates. Click Submit. Note: Downgrade children set on the software license applies specifically to that license. If a downgrade child is set on the software model, it applies to all licenses of that model.