You can download the licensing report from the Licensing Reporting Manager to CSV format. You can export the licensing information that appears in the Licensing Reporting Manager to a CSV file contained in a generated ZIP file.

Note

The licensing information listed in the Licensing Reporting Manager is protected in the vCenter Server database by a tamper-detection feature. If the licensing data in the vCenter Server database has been edited, you cannot download the licensing report.

Verify that you have the Global.Licenses privilege.

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In the vSphere Client, select Home > Administration > Licensing Reporting Manager.

2

Select the vCenter Server or the Linked Mode group in the vCenter Servers list for which you want to view licensing information.

3

Select the time period for the licensing report using the Time period drop-down list.

4

Click Download report.

5

(Optional) To view the report, click Open.

The default file compression application for the system displays the contents of the .zip file containing the report in CSV format. Double-click the CSV file to view the report. Typically, Microsoft Excel is the default application for CSV files.

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Click Save and browse to the location where you want to save the file.