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IBM License Metric Tool (ILMT)

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Support for Oracle Exadata in ILMT for sub-capacity

Oracle Exadata Database Machine is engineered for Oracle DB with ability to host other software. It would be good if ILMT supported Exadata and Exadata was on sub-capacity eligible list.
2 days ago in IBM License Metric Tool (ILMT) 0 Submitted

ILMT support on Openstack (RedHat) Hypervisor

We are migrating our environment from vCenter / ESXi to Open stack based virtualization environment, to get sub capacity benefits we unable to see option to configure VM Manager Tool for Openstack, Need IBM’s assistance for enhance VM Manager Tool...
15 days ago in IBM License Metric Tool (ILMT) 0 Submitted

ILMT without ClusterRole

Hi As discussed in the case TS012233404, we'd like to run the ibm-license-service without a ClusterRole and it should honor WATCH_NAMESPACE, and just check in those namespaces for IBM products. As we have no cluster admin rights in our namespace, ...
16 days ago in IBM License Metric Tool (ILMT) 0 Submitted

Ability to edit and remove a tag completely from ILMT

Instance tags can be defined using the classification panel via procedure: However, a typo in a tag can not be changed once it is been added. A created tag can also...
3 months ago in IBM License Metric Tool (ILMT) 0 Future consideration

Start supporting ILMT on other flavors of RH Linux such as Centos/Rocky.

Help alleviate license cost for another server. Rocky is downstream from RH so why is it that it would not be supported? Maybe even Amazon Linux.
23 days ago in IBM License Metric Tool (ILMT) 0 Future consideration

We need GFPS to be supported in IBM License Metric Tool (ILMT).

We need to be able to Initiate Software Scan on Shared Disks and scan for IBM Licensed software on GPFS disks on servers.
about 2 months ago in IBM License Metric Tool (ILMT) 2

Add Navisite (owned by Time Warner Cable) as a public cloud provider

We are using ILMT Lite and have several Public Cloud providers and we need to be able to specify Navisite for the disconnected computers running in the public cloud. As per your link
about 1 month ago in IBM License Metric Tool (ILMT) 0 Not under consideration

schedule automatic audit report

have the ability to schedule automatic audit reports it is necessary to do it for the audit so it should be automatically possible
5 months ago in IBM License Metric Tool (ILMT) 1 Not under consideration

ILMT Virtual Appliance

I think IBM should develop a virtual appliance for the License Metric Tool that has everything (to include the database) built into the appliance. The current LMT application is very cumbersome to use especially for organizations that are only run...
2 months ago in IBM License Metric Tool (ILMT) 0 Future consideration

Generate and send out a save report on demand

Hi, in my customers environment a bunch of software reports are saved and sent out in frequent times so the responsible persons can check for their relevant installs. For compliance and verification of an update of LMT the customer requests a fres...
over 1 year ago in IBM License Metric Tool (ILMT) 2 Future consideration