You might want to view details about the use and capacity of each license key that is assigned to an asset.


You might notice vRAM usage reported for vSphere 5.x licenses. vSphere 5.x is licensed per-processor and you should ignore the reported vRAM usage for vSphere 5.x licenses.

Required privilege: Global.Licenses


In the vSphere Web Client, select Administration > Licensing > License Reports.


From the vCenter Server drop-down menu, select the vCenter Server instance for which you want to generate license use data.

When you select a vCenter Server instance that is part of a Linked Mode group, license use data is aggregated for the entire Linked Mode group.


(Optional) To generate the license use report for a vCenter Server instance that is part of a Linked Mode group, select Show data only for the selected vCenter Server.


From the Time period drop-down menu, select the time period for which you want to view usage details for a license key.


If you select a custom time period, specify the start and end dates, and click Recalculate.


To view the license keys that are associated with a product, select the product from the Products Chart pane.


To view the details for a license key, select the key from the Product Details pane.