View Event Management license usage

Event Management is licensed based on the number of nodes that can send events to the instance directly or through a third-party monitoring tool during the last year.

Before you begin

Role required: evt_mgmt_admin or evt_mgmt_operator

About this task

The Event Management - Node Count job calculates the number of unique nodes that send event information, either directly or through third-parties, to Event Management and are eligible for licensing in the last year. The information from this job is stored in the License Usage [em_unique_nodes] table for visibility by all users. All nodes that send event information are counted, whether the alert generated from the event was bound to a CI or not.

Procedure

Navigate to Event Management > Settings > License Usage. The License Usage list appears.
ItemDescription
CMDB CI The CI that is bound to the alert that is generated from the event. If there is a value for this field, the Node field is empty.
Node The string value of the Node field of the event. If there is a value for this field, the CMDB CI field is empty.
Type One of these values:
  • Unknown - A CI has not bound to the generated alert.
  • Server - The source of the event was a server.
  • PaaS - The source of the event was Platform as a Service.
Is licensable One of these values:
  • True - The event listed is counted towards the license usage.
  • False - The event listed is not counted towards the license usage.