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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

Backup Type               | Object ID                                            | Backup Name     | Object Size |
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

Related Enhancement Requests:

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


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.

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.

Sebastian Koehler

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