Licensing: Overview Tab

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The Overview tab (System view > Overview tab) has the information you need to check the status of licenses and view current license statistics.


This workflow illustrates the end-to-end licensing process.

This workflow shows the end-to-end licensing process.

What do you want to do?

RoleI want to...Show me how...
AdministratorRegister NetWitness ServerStep 1. Register the NetWitness Server


Synchronize NetWitness Server

Step 2. Synchronize NetWitness Server

AdministratorInstall product licenses from Download Central (DLC).Step 3: Install Product Licenses from Download Central (DLC)


*Monitor and update current licenses.

View Current Entitlements

AdministratorConfigure licensing notifications.Configure NetWitness Suite Notifications
AdministratorView Out-of-Compliance banners and manage entitlementsDismiss Out-of-Compliance Banner

View and Manage License Pools on LLS

*You can perform this task here.


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Quick Look

The Overview tab displays the Licensing Actions menu and two panels:

  • Service Based Licenses
  • Metered Licenses

Note: On initial start up, the usage shown in the Licensing page displays zero usage for the initial one hour.


Overview tab displays current licensing status of Service-based and Metered Licenses.


The following table describes the Overview tab.

1Displays the status of your Service Based license or licenses.

There are five statuses:

  • Licensed
  • Expiring License
  • Expired License
  • Trial Licensed 
  • Not Licensed
2Displays the type of service to which the Service Based license is assigned.
3Available number of Service Based licenses can be sorted in ascending or descending order.

Displays the status of your Metered license or licenses.

There are six statuses:

  • Expired License
  • Over Usage Limit
  • Near Usage Limit
  • Within Usage Limit
  • Trial Licensed
  • Expiring License
5Displays type of service to which your Metered license is assigned.

Displays the Licensing Actions menu that offers the following options:

Refresh Licenses: Refreshes the Overview tab in order to display the most current information.

Export Usage Stats: Exports license usage statistics.

Export Usage Statistics 

NetWitness Suite Version provides the ability for Administrators to view the current usage statistics of the service. Licensing usage statistics are made available to Administrators in CSV and PDF formats.

The data provided specifies the hourly statistics captured by supported services connected to the NetWitness Server. 

Metrics can be tracked securely, allowing Administrators to save data locally on their systems to use in reporting usage compliance.

The following example shows the Export Usage Stats dialog.

To access the Export Usage Stats dialog:

  1. Click the Licensing Actions button.
  2. In the dialog box, select a License Type, Preset Range, Date Range, and Format that you want for the licensing usage statistics.
  3. Click Export to save the license usage statistics. Click Cancel to return to the Overview tab.

Export Usage Stats dialog box is dislayed.

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