Add an entitlement allocation

A user or device allocation can be added to a software entitlement to specify a user or device to which rights have been allocated.

Before you begin

Role required: sam_user

About this task

User allocations are stored in the User Allocations [alm_entitlement_user] table. Device allocations are stored in the Device Allocations [alm_entitlement_asset] table.
Note: The total of all allocation quantities cannot exceed the total number of rights for the entitlement.

Procedure

  1. Navigate to Software Asset > Licensing > Software Entitlements and open the software entitlement record to add allocations to.
  2. Click the applicable allocations related list (User Allocations or Device Allocations) to configure (see table for field descriptions).
    Note: The allocations related list that is shown pertains to the license metric that you chose. Only one related list for allocations is shown.
    Table 1. Allocations
    Field Description
    User Allocations
    Assigned to The user to which the license is allocated.
    Software Model Automatically set based on entitlements software model.
    Quantity Quantity of rights allocated to this user. Default is 1.

    Multiple rights come into play in the case where many rights are needed to fully license a device or user, such as with per core.

    License Key License key of the software.
    Device Allocations
    Assigned to The device to which the license is allocated.
    Software Model Automatically set based on entitlements software model.
    Quantity Quantity of licenses allocated to this user. Default is 1.

    Multiple licenses come into play in the case where licenses are allocated per core and multiple core rights are needed.

    License Key License key of the software.