IBM License Metric Tool
IBM License Metric Tool (ILMT) helps maintain an up-to-date inventory of the software assets that are installed in your infrastructure, gather information about hardware, and ensure license compliance of your enterprise. ILMT shows what software you have, where it is, and how it is used. It also helps you understand your license consumption.
The Open Mic web seminar describes how to accomplish the software bundling process in License Metric Tool and BigFix Inventory.
- Downloading part numbers from IBM Passport Advantage
- Using SLA's to review software dependencies
- Verifying Software Classification panel contents and reports
This Open Mic was originally broadcast on February 7, 2018 by IBM Security Support.
In this Open Mic session, Hope Maxwell-Daley and Leslie Gomba from IBM License Metric Tool and BigFix Inventory support show how to install and configure the the Disconnected Scanner for iSeries.
In this Open Mic session, you learn about the process IBM License Metric Tool and BigFix Inventory uses to bundle software. Software bundling is either automated or manual. Les Popow walks you through automated and manual processes. This session also covers software classification.
In this Open Mic session, Les Popow answers the question "OK, I have IBM License Metric Tool installed, so now what?" with a demonstration of the tasks needed to produce an accurate audit report.
Two of the most common misunderstandings about IBM License Metric Tool (LMT) are typically represented by the following questions:
- Why is it telling me I have “Product A” installed when I don't?
- Why is it assigning too many cores and PVU to my VMs?
Watch the Open Mic to get a better understanding of what LMT does, how the data is presented, and what the customer's role is when using LMT.
In this Open Mic session, you learn about installation requirements, recommendations and packages for IBM License Metric Tool and IBM BigFix Inventory version 9.2.11.
In this open mic session, Hope Maxwell-Daley and Support experts talk about IBM License Metric Tool and IBM BigFix Inventory V9.2.9 and then answer questions about using the products.
This open mic session describes the process of downloading the catalog to IBM License Metric Tool and distributing to the endpoints, then how to troubleshoot failed attempts.
This video is a recording of an Open Mic session that provides information about preparing the environment and licenses for the All-in-One installation of License Metric Tool.
This video explains how the processor-based metrics are counted for Microsoft products. The discussed metrics are:
- Microsoft Physical Core with Software Assurance
- Microsoft Virtual Core with Software Assurance
IBM License Metric Tool Support team lead, Hope Maxwell-Daley, explains requirements, prerequisites, disconnected scan, and scanner download/upload. Level 3 Engineer, Artur Zezula, provides a live demonstration
This Open Mic session includes installation and upgrade requirements, recommendations, and packages for IBM License Metric Tool and IBM BigFix Inventory version 9.2.8.
Level 2 Support experts Marla Morris and Leslie Gomba tell how to keep your IBM BigFix Inventory / IBM License Metric Tool environment up-to-date.
IBM LMT and BigFix Inventory Open Mic webcasts will be added to this course as they are published. Current webcasts cover the following topics:
- July 19, 2017 - LMT and BFI Open Mic: Install or upgrade to version 9.2.8
- June 15, 2017 - LMT and BFI Open Mic: Keeping the tool current
Learn how to customize and save report formats with IBM License Metric Tool or IBM BigFix Inventory.
This video presents an overview and introductory explanation of Software Use Analysis and a detailed explanation of software catalogs.
This data migration tutorial shows how to plan and prepare for data migration followed by how to perform and verify the data.
Part 1 of this video tutorial shows you how to plan and prepare for the data migration.
Part 2 shows you how to perform and verify the data migration.
In this tutorial, you will learn how to customize your BigFix Inventory catalog by creating, exporting, and importing simple signatures.
In this tutorial, you will learn how to customize your BigFix Inventory software catalog.
This course covers steps in installing ILMT 9.2 on a Windows platform.
- Installing MS SQL Server
- Generating License with License Genarator
- Installing IEM
- Subscribing to LMT Fixlet
- Installing LMT
This is a recorded Question and Answers session prepared by ILMT Central Team regarding the migration from the IBM License Metric Tool v7.5 to v9.
In this tutorial, you will learn how to configure the IBM License Metric Tool for authentication with Microsoft's Active Directory.
This is a recorded Question and Answers session prepared by ILMT Central Team regarding basic troubleshooting methods of the IBM License Metric Tool v9 and includes a demonstration.
ILMT: Infrastructure Administrator
This roadmap helps you learn the skills of License Metric Tool Infrastructure Administration. You learn how to deploy and troubleshoot ILMT, customize reports, and migrate to the latest ILMT version.
These courses teach basic concepts related to the ILMT infrastructure.
These courses teach how to install and configure the infrastructure components.
These courses teach how to customize reports
These courses teach you how to perform basic troubleshooting tasks in your ILMT environment.
These courses teach you how to migrate from the License Metric Tool and Tivoli Asset Discovery for Distributed 7.x
ILMT Software Asset Manager
This roadmap helps you learn the skills of License Metric Tool Software Asset Management. You learn how to create custom software signatures, customize reports, calculate license metric utilization, and perform basic ILMT troubleshooting tasks.