BMC License Usage Collection Utility

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    New Release

    BMC License Usage Collection Utility version 5.0.00 is available from July 10, 2020.

     

    What's New in this Release

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

     

    Product New Enhancements:

    • BMC License Utility now supports French language (fr-FR) in addition to English and German languages.
    • BMC License Usage Collection Utility now provides support for TrueSight App Visibility Manager (TSAVM) product.
      • The TSAVM reports consists of detailed reports for each connected TSAVM component. In addition to the summarized report, each TSAVM report includes current-count and high-count server details in separate file generated for each component.
    • BMC License Usage Collection Utility has added support for BMC Digital Workplace Named User Report. This feature consumes AR Server REST API and fetches the user information using AR CTM:People form. This tool generates the anonymous report and protects user’s personal information.
    • The existing MyIT and BMC Digital Workplace active user reports are now anonymized to protect user’s personal information.

     

    Product support enhancement available through Just in Time support model :

    • BMC Discovery (Discovery) - 20.02
    • Remedy AR System Server (ARS)  - 20.02
    • TrueSight Capacity Optimization (TSCO) - 20.02
    • TrueSight Network Automation (TSNA) - 20.02
    • TrueSight Server Automation (TSSA) - 20.02
    • BMC Digital Workplace (MyIT) - 19.08, 19.11, 20.02
    • BMC Database Automation (BDA) - 20.20.01
    • TrueSight Operations Management (TSOM) - 11.3.03

     

    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: 9526df4f1a3a08f2176c5a9ce5011225
    • sha256 hash: 70a353e854c3094436b64004fef473531a286ce312874ec9107d967ea60c7a05
    • sha1 hash: ecb0e84d0a1a9d358f942c6c9306b94834fcfc46

     

    Documentation

    • Online help
    • PDFs
    • Demo videos
      • Four new videos for the 'BMC License Usage Collection Utility version 4.7 and later' are 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 20.08

      Bladelogic Database Automation 8.3 to 20.20.02

      TrueSight Network Automation 8.3 to 20.02

      TrueSight Server Automation 8.2 to 20.02

      Client Management 11.6 to 12.9

      Remedy AR System (including Remedy ITSM) 7.6.04 to 20.02 (For v19.02 and v19.02.01, please refer below notes)

      TrueSight Capacity Optimization 10.5 to 20.02

      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 20.02

      TrueSight Operations Mgmt 10.7 to 11.3.04

      TrueSight App Visibility Manager 11.0.00 to 11.3.03

       


      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