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LMT application update 9.2.15 is now available

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Abstract

IBM License Metric Tool application update 9.2.15 is now available.

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This update contains features that extend software discovery, enhance license reporting and address security scenarios. The key features include:

  • Preview feature*: New Software Summary (Preview) report
T he new Software Summary (Preview) report provides an overview of software inventory in your environment. Each row represents a set of software components in a given version that are related to the specified product grouped by the selected columns.

Benefits: Thanks to the new report, you get a single point of reference for the high-level overview of your software inventory. The report is easy to read and customize.

* The Preview features give you a chance to take a sneak peek at what we are currently developing. You can try them out and provide your feedback to influence how they work when they are officially released. You can provide your feedback about the dashboard by clicking the Send Feedback button.

  • Extended support
Support for new platforms
•    Windows 2019
•    Oracle SPARC-M8 processor
•    Ubuntu 18.04 on x86
Support for new virtualization technologies
•    vCenter with external Platform Services Controllers (PSC) on different computers
•    Support for Solaris Kernel zones on Oracle Solaris x86 and SPARC with nested virtualization
  • Enhanced Software Installations report
The Software Installation report is improved to provide consistent data that is in line with other available reports.

Benefits: Thanks to the new data model, the report criteria are extended to cover additional component instances.

  • Extension of the To Do list for maintaining currency of your scanning actions

The To Do list is extended and additionally displays information about the outdated scanning actions that need to be restarted.

Benefits: Thanks to the newly available information, you can monitor the scanning actions from the Web interface and make sure that scanned data for the related reports is accurate.


  • Names of fixlets in the BigFix console contain information about version

Starting from now, names of all License Metric Tool fixlets include their version.

Benefits: Thanks to the clear versioning, you can easily check if your running actions are up-to-date. If not, you can decide to restart the actions to make sure that you take advantage of all the newest improvements.

  • Security enhancements
    • Rails is upgraded to version 5.0.7 to maintain security.

Actions to take
To learn how to get the application update and deploy it as well as to view the full list of new features and APARs that were fixed in this application update, see https://ibm.biz/lmt_update_9215.  

Questions
If you have any product-related questions, please post them on https://ibm.biz/ILMT_Forum. 
 

Document information

More support for: IBM License Metric Tool

Software version: All Versions

Operating system(s): Platform Independent

Reference #: 0878372

Modified date: 26 March 2019