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ud licensing

Customer thinks only CIs with a value in the attribute DiscoveredOSName should generate a license count.


He is now using HP uCMDB v10.10 with HP Universal Discovery which gives him the possibility to see how much licenses he is using (Help - About HP Universal CMDB - License status).
The License summary now shows: “Universal Discovery – Full: 211/2.100 – Usage: 10%”


He is not able to figure out how the number 211 is calculated. The number of CIs with a value in the attribute DiscoveredOSName is only 76.


Could you please help us figure out how licenses are counted in Universal Discovery? A technical explanation would be helpful because the licensing guide is not so detailed here.

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Micro Focus Frequent Contributor
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Re: ud licensing



HP UD and UD Term offerings are licensed by Operating System Instance (OSI) whether the OS Instance is hosted on physical or virtual computing devices in the environment, including, but not limited to laptops, PCs, servers, and virtual machines.


The CI types that will be counted as licensed OS instances are determined using the counting TQL that takes into account the following:


Include all Computers

Include all nodes without node role of network device 

                excluding nodes without OSFamily attribute value


Include nodes that have running software

          excluding DNS server, Agents, RunningSoftware concrete CIT


Exclude list of CITs:  

Network Devices


HP Complex

HP NonStop

IBM Frame

Mainframe CPC

Terminal Server




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