You create a vRealize Operations Manager license group as a way of gathering objects for data collection under a particular license key, such as when monitoring or managing by level of license in order to control costs.

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In the left pane, click Administration.

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Select Licensing.

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Click the License Groups tab.

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From the toolbar, click the button to add a license group.

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Enter a name that describes the license group.

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In the list of installed license keys, select a key and click Next.

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From the drop-down menus, select a resource kind to include in the group, create a criteria statement, and click Add.

For example: Resource name : contains : VM100

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From the respective lists, select objects to always include or exclude from the group, and click Next.

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Review your settings and click Finish.

Collect metrics for the resource group.