Set up Software Asset Management Set up Software Asset Management after you have received your subscription and before configuration. Before you begin Role required: sam_admin About this task Once you have requested and obtained your Software Asset Management subscription from ServiceNow personnel, complete these steps to set up Software Asset Management before you begin to use it. Procedure Determine whether you are currently running the Software Asset Management (com.snc.software_asset_management) plugin feature of Asset Management. If so, complete the Software Asset Management migration procedure.This step automatically converts and adds new tables, forms and lists, fields and values, and disables deprecated functionality. It also contains manual procedures for you to complete for successful migration. If not, proceed to the next step. Determine whether Discovery is activated. If so, run the Migrate software installs script.This step copies records from the [cmdb_software_instance] table to the [cmdb_sam_sw_install] table, so that any previously discovered software installs are utilized by the Software Asset Management application. If not, activate and configure Discovery, which is essential for Software Asset Management normalization.For more information, see Discovery. Proceed to Get started with Software Asset Management to begin using Software Asset Management in your environment.