Create a custom license type

Custom license types allow you to create a license type with special conditions.

Before you begin

Role required: sam

About this task

A custom script can provide detailed information about the number of rights a software install or usage consumes.

Procedure

  1. Navigate to Software Asset > Reconciliation > License Calculations.
  2. Click New.
  3. Complete the form.
    Table 1. New license calculations
    Field Description
    Name Name of the software license type.
    Query table The value that is used for queries. This can be either Software install to count the number of installations or Software usage to count the number of times the software is used.
    Count by The calculation type by which the license type counts software licenses. Make sure this value is set to Custom to create a new calculation type.
    Entitlement type The entitlement type of the license, either Workstation or User. This field is available only when the Count by field is set to Custom.
    Script The script used for custom license types. This field is available only when the Count by field is set to Custom.
  4. Click Submit.