Activating the license counting process

About this task

Currently, the association of the clients to one or more products is manually performed by the BigFix Inventory (*) user.

To enable the BigFix Inventory scanner to automatically provide this association, the administrator can activate the following license counting process by:

After performing all these actions, it is required to run a software scan, then import the software data to see the results displayed in BigFix Inventory.

Note: (*) The concepts and procedures described in the following sections apply to both BigFix Inventory and IBM License Metric Tool (ILMT).

The following diagram shows the license counting process.

Figure 1: License counting process