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Downloading IBM License Metric Tool 9.2

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Abstract

This document explains how to download IBM License Metric Tool 9.2 from Passport Advantage.

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License Metric Tool helps you with maintaining an up-to-date inventory of IBM software that is installed in your infrastructure. It allows you for monitoring PVU consumption of IBM products under full and subcapacity licenses to ensure that you are compliant with the licensing requirements.

Installation options

License Metric Tool version 9.2 supports installation of server components on Windows and Linux. For each operating system, you can choose the most suitable distribution of the components. Depending on the environment size, you can install the components on one, two, or three computers.

Note: You can also have a mixed environment. For example, you can install BigFix server on Windows and License Metric Tool server on Linux. However, each operating system requires a different database. Installation on Linux requires DB2 database, and installation on Windows requires MSSQL database.

After you choose the optimal installation scenario, download the required installation packages from the Passport Advantage website. To choose the best scenario, refer to the tables below.

Downloading the installation packages

To download packages that are necessary to install License Metric Tool 9.2, perform the following steps:

  1. Log in to Passport Advantage.
  2. On the Navigation help tab, click Software download & media access.
  3. In the lower part of the page, click IBM License Metric Tool
  4. In the window that opens, select your preferred operating system and language for the installation packages.
  5. In the lower part of the page, select Required , and click Download.
  6. In the window that opens, select the download location, the preferred download method, select I agree to the terms and conditions , and click Download Now
  7. On the page that opens, click the displayed links to download the suitabe installation package.

Note: To see License Metric Tool software on Passport Advantage, you must place a $0 order for Software Support & Subscription for License Metric Tool.

Installation on Linux

It is recommended to install License Metric Tool on Linux by using the All-in-One installer that simplifies the installation process and the initial configuration.

 

Environment size Computer 1 Computer 2 Computer 3 Required installation packages Related links

Up to 5000 computers

BigFix, LMT and DB2 on Linux

   
  • All-in-One installer:
    ILMT_Install_Lnx-x86-64_V9212.tar.gz
    (PN: CNU5LML)
  • License generator for offline installation*:
    ILMT_LicGenerator9212_linuxx64.tgz
    (PN: CNU5MML)
  • License generator for offline installation*:
    ILMT_LicGenerator9212_winx64.zip
    (PN: CNU5NML)
Installing All-in-One

5000 to 50000 computers

BigFix on Linux (DB2)

LMT and DB2
on Linux

 
  • All-in-One installer:
    ILMT_Install_Lnx-x86-64_V9212.tar.gz
    (PN: CNU5LML)
  • BigFix installer:
    BigFix_Pltfrm_Install_V95_Lnx_DB2.tgz
    (PN: CNSE9ML)
  • License generator for offline installation*:
    ILMT_LicGenerator9212_linuxx64.tgz
    (PN: CNU5MML)
  • License generator for offline installation*:
    ILMT_LicGenerator9212_winx64.zip
    (PN: CNU5NML)
Installing the License Metric Tool server and DB2

Over 50000 computers

BigFix on Linux (DB2)

LMT on Linux

DB2 on Linux

  • BigFix installer:
    BigFix_Pltfrm_Install_V95.zip
    (PN: CNSE8ML)
  • DB2 installer:
    DB2_10.5.0.5_limited_Lnx_x86-64.tar.gz
    (PN: CNEE7ML)
  • LMT installer is downloaded from the BigFix console
Installing the components with separate installers

*The operating system on which you generate the license files does not indicate the operating system on which you want to install License Metric Tool. You can run the generator on a Windows or Linux computer with Internet access.

Installation on Windows

To install License Metric Tool on Windows, use separate installers for all components: the BigFix platform, the License Metric Tool server, and an MS SQL database. The All-in-One installer for Windows is not available.

 

Environment size Computer 1 Computer 2 Computer 3 Required installation packages Related links

Up to 5000 computers

BigFix, LMT and MSSQL
on Windows

   
  • BigFix installer:
    BigFix_Pltfrm_Install_V95.zip
    (PN: CNSE8ML)
  • Microsoft SQL installer is not provided
  • LMT installer is downloaded from the BigFix console
Installing License Metric Tool on Windows

5000 to 50000 computers

BigFix on Windows
(MSSQL)

LMT and MSSQL
on Windows

 

Over 50000 computers

BigFix on Windows
(MSSQL)

LMT on Windows

MSSQL on Windows

Prerequisites


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Installation Instructions


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Document information

More support for: IBM License Metric Tool

Software version: 9.2

Operating system(s): Linux, Windows

Reference #: 4039343

Modified date: 06 July 2018


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