View IBM PVU mappings

Every rule listed in the IBM PVU Table is represented by one PVU mapping record in the Software Asset Management plugin feature.

Before you begin

Role required: sam

About this task

For example, in the IBM PVU Table there is one line with processor name POWER5 QCM and in IBM PVU mappings there is a line representing POWER5 QCM.
Figure 1. PVU mappings list
PVU mappings list

Procedure

  1. Navigate to Software Asset > Reconciliation > Processor Mappings.
  2. Click a Short Description for detailed information about the mapping.
    SAM PVU mapping
    The fields are for information only and cannot be edited.
    Table 1. IBM PVU mappings
    Field Description
    Processor names Names of running processors. Processor names are separated by commas.
    Model-based condition Regular expression used to determine whether the server model number of a computer's processor definition matches that of the PVU entry.
    Socket-based condition Regular expression used to determine whether the number of sockets of a computer's processor definition matches that of the PVU entry.
    Short description A short description of this PVU mapping.
    PVUs per core Number of processor value units consumed (according to the IBM PVU chart) by each core.
    Max cores Maximum number of cores on the processor family, as shown in the IBM PVU Table (rightmost column under cores per socket).
    Rule publication date Date published by IBM on the PVU Rules table.