BMC License Usage Collection Utility

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    New Release

    BMC License Usage Collection Utility version 4.9.00 is available from October 10, 2019.

     

    What's New in this Release

    This release has few enhancements in the product along with new BMC product support enhancement.

     

    Product New Enhancements:

    • BMC License Usage Collection Utility now provides enhancements in the TrueSight Operations Management (TSOM) reports.
      • The TSOM reports now consists of detailed reports for each connected TSIM component. In addition to the summarized report, each TSIM report consists of current-count and high-count details in separate files.
    • BMC License Usage Collection Utility scheduler has been enhanced to include the details of the scheduled run in the notification Email’s subject field.
      • The scheduled deployment’s execution notification email now contains the deployment ID, product name and deployment status in the email subject. You do not need to view the report ZIP files or logs to know the deployment status of a product.
    • BMC License Usage Collection Utility now provides a UI tip for just in time product support. You can click this tip and navigate to the documentation that provides information about the latest additions to supported versions.
    • The Windows batch file for BMC Server Automation (BSA) 8.7 and later versions is now updated to work with the blcred utility.

     

    Product support enhanced :

    • BMC Digital Workplace (MyIT) 19.05

     

    Note for BMC Digital Workplace (MyIT) 3.1 to 19.05 :

    Future License Usage Collection Utility will remove MyIT/DWP active user count mechanism and update with new API when available to pull the named user count.  Instructions for manually pulling MyIT/DWP license usage report are now available at : How To: Measure BMC Helix Digital Workplace Usage

     

    Free download

    This utility is free to download and provides a centralized tool to gather license data across BMC products.

    It can be downloaded from two locations :

     

     

    Please find below checksum keys:

    • MD5 hash: ca709ac5572faf1d0a220cce5e30efda
    • sha256 hash: a5d30d8d315bcc7e88e8cac3492e98b8caf79da9d5aa0619389ff925c5712515
    • sha1 hash: 02216d6fcd9170f053b4d744c1ee939124c1cc86

     

    Documentation

    • Online help
    • PDFs
    • Demo videos
      • Four new videos for the BMC License Usage Collection Utility version 4.7 are now available on YouTube with voice narration.
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    1. Adding deployments (connecting the license utility to a BMC product)
    2. Running reports
    3. Emailing and scheduling reports
    4. Creating dashboard bar charts

       

      About the BMC License Usage Collection Utility

      The BMC License Usage Collection Utility enables you to view license compliance usage reports for your BMC product deployments. Each license report is specific to each BMC product; therefore, the file format and contents vary depending on the product. You can also view log reports that can be used to troubleshoot problems with failed deployments and with running reports. It comes with rich feature of automation where user can set periodical report run and receive generated reported on their configured email ID. Dashboard feature provides users to get a quick view of BMC product usage in one go which helps to monitor licensing.

       

      Supported products

      Current products support by the utility include:

      Discovery 8.3.2 to 11.3

      Bladelogic Database Automation 8.3 to 20.19.02

      TrueSight Network Automation 8.3 to 8.9.04

      TrueSight Server Automation 8.2 to 8.9.04

      Client Management 11.6 to 12.9

      Remedy AR System (including Remedy ITSM) 7.6.04 to 19.08 (For v19.02 and v19.02.01, please refer below notes)

      TrueSight Capacity Optimization 10.5 to 11.5.01

      BMC Performance Manager Portal 2.11

      Release Package and Deployment 4.8 to 5.0.03

      Release Process Management 4.6 to 5.0.03

      Digital Workplace 3.1. to 19.05

      TrueSight Operations Mgmt 10.7 to 11.3.02

       

      Note : BMC License Usage Collection Utility does not directly support Remedy AR System Server (ARS) v19.02 due to the issue with produse.exe and need some configuration changes as referred below :

       

      Additional product supports will be added in future releases.

       

      Feedback

      To provide feedback or questions, please comment on this post or contact us: LicenseUtility@bmc.com