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omnicc -cbl_detail should include detailed information on Filesystem and VEAgent backups

Idea ID 1647120

omnicc -cbl_detail should include detailed information on Filesystem and VEAgent backups

Brief description:

omnicc -cbl_detail should include detailed information for WinFS, UNIX Filesystem and VEAgent backups. Today only only summary information is displayed instead of a list of all objects that are counted towards CBL. The command omnicc -check_license -detail already displays overview information so omnicc -cbl_detail should display everything that is counted.

C:\>omnicc -cbl_detail

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Backup Type               | Object ID                                            | Backup Name     | Object Size |
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MS Exchange 2010          | msx.syncer.de:MS Exchange 2010+ Server             | 2017/07/28 0020 | 400 GB
UNIX Filesystem           | FILESYSTEM                                         | FILESYSTEM      | 1357 GB
MS SQL                    | sql.syncer.de:MSSQL                                | 2014/12/26 0013 | 6 GB
MS VSS                    | vss.syncer.de:MSVSSW                               | 2018/02/23 0023 | 18 GB
Oracle                    | ora.syncer.de:ORA                                  | 2013/12/28 0008 | 24 GB
PostgreSQL                | bns.syncer.de:BNS                                  | 2017/01/01 0001 | 9 GB
Virtual Environment       | VEAgent                                            | VEAgent         | 19149 GB
MS Filesystem             | WINFS                                              | WINFS           | 4238 GB
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Related Enhancement Requests:

QCCR2A75993 / Change the license checker
QCCR2A77889 / Detect renamed hosts to avoid duplicated license calculations

Benefit:

Allow the user to easily check which protected backup objects consume Capacity Based Licenses (CBL). This will enable the customer to effectively drop/export no longer required elements from the IDB to free-up CBL.

2 Comments
Micro Focus Contributor
Micro Focus Contributor
Status changed to: Waiting for Votes

Changed status to waiting for votes, to see if others would be interested in this detailed information

Micro Focus Expert
Micro Focus Expert

Hi @skochavara,

I was wondering if this can get a higher priority since many customers are currently looking into CBL as an alternative licensing scheme. Transparency and a clear understanding which data is included in the calculations is key to success.

For customers still running 9.x have you considered to deliver a standalone CBL assessment kit to deliver accurate numbers based on the current 10.x license checker rules? omnicc -check_license -detail produces different numbers which no longer apply to 10.x.

Regards,
Sebastian Koehler

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