Licensing: Panel

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This topic introduces the features of the System Licensing panel. NetWitness Platform manages licensing through a Local License Server (LLS). Each client appliance is shipped with an installed LLS.

Workflow

This workflow shows 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 ServerObtain License Server ID from NetWitness Platform UI

Administrator

Synchronize NetWitness Server

Register the Server (Online Registration)

AdministratorInstall product licenses from DLCAccess Download Central (DLC)

Administrator

*Monitor and update current licenses.

View Current Entitlements

AdministratorConfigure licensing notifications.Configure NetWitness Platform 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.

Quick Look

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

The following table describes the features of the License Details tab .

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    Refresh Licenses:Refreshes and maps the new licenses..

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  • Export Usage Stats: Exports license usage statistics for the all the services or licenses.
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    Displays the following details of the Throughput license or licenses.

    • Status - Displays the status of the license such as Expired License, Over Usage Limit, Near Usage Limit, and Within Usage limit.
    • License and Associated Service - Displays the license and the services assigned to it.
    • Entitled Usage - Displays the entitled usage.
    • Actual Usage - Displays the daily actual usage.
    • Exceeded Usage - Displays the number of days the usage exceeded the entitled usage in the last 30 days.
    • Usage Trend - Displays the trend of how the license usage has been for a period of time.
    • Expiry Date - Displays the expiry date of the customer subscription contract.
    • Maintenance Date - Displays the maintenance expiration date for the permanent license or licenses and the date on which the license or licenses expire.
    • Actions - Displays the Licensing Actions button that offers the following options:
      • Export Usage Stats: Exports license usage statistics for the selected service or license.
      • Reassign to Another License: Reassigns an extensively used Throughput license to another unused Throughput license. This is applicable only for Throughput and Appliance license.
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    Displays the following details of the Appliance license or licenses.

    • Status - Displays the status of the license such as Expired License, Over Usage Limit, Near Usage Limit, and Within Usage limit.

    • License and Associated Service - Displays the license and the services assigned to it.
    • Available/Total - Displays the number of available license and the total number of licenses.
    • Daily Usage - Displays the actual usage for the day.
    • Usage Trend - Displays the trend of how the license usage has been for a period of time.
    • Expiry Date - Displays the renewal date of the customer subscription contract.
    • Maintenance Date - Displays the maintenance expiration date for the permanent license or licenses and the date on which the license or licenses expire.
    • Actions - Displays the Licensing Actions button that offers the following options:
      • Export Usage Stats: Exports license usage statistics for the selected service or license.
      • Reassign to Another License: Move the license from Appliance to Throughput license.
      • Reclaim: This option gets activated when any appliance service is down. When you click Reclaim the license becomes available in the pool of the specific license service. This is applicable only for Appliance license.
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    Displays the following details of UEBA license or licenses.

    • Status - Displays the status of the license such as Expired License, Over Usage Limit, Near Usage Limit, and Within Usage limit.
    • License and Associated Service - Displays the license and the services assigned to it.
    • Entitled Usage - Displays the users of the entitled users.
    • Actual Usage - Displays the daily active users.
    • Exceeded Usage - Displays the number of days the users exceeded in the last 30 days.
    • Usage Trend - Displays the trend of how the license users has been for a period of time.
    • Expiry Date - Displays the renewal date of the customer subscription contract.
    • Maintenance Date - Displays the maintenance expiration date for the permanent license or licenses and the date on which the license or licenses expire.
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    Displays the Licensing Actions button that offers the following options:

    Export Usage Stats -Exports license usage statistics in PDF or CSV format.

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