For each product, you can view details about the current and average license usage, and the current and average license capacity that is available over a certain time period and vCenter Server system.

The table in the Product Details pane lists all license keys that belong to a product and that are assigned to assets over the selected period. The table contains details for the use and capacity of every key.

The License Usage History service in every vCenter Server system collects license use snapshots every hour. The license use on the Product Details pane is an aggregated value from the raw data in the license use snapshots that are stored in vCenter Server.

Licensing Details for a Product

Licensing Detail for a Product

Description

Licenses used (selected period)

Number of units from the available license capacity that assets have used over the selected period.

Purchased capacity (selected period)

Latest amount of license capacity that is purchased for the selected period.

Licenses used % (selected period)

Percentage of the purchased license capacity that assets use over the selected period.

Licenses used (today)

Number of units from the purchased license capacity that assets use on the current date.

Purchased capacity (today)

Amount of license capacity that is available for the product on the current date.

Licenses used % (today)

Percentage of the purchased license capacity that assets use on the current date.

Alert threshold

Value of the threshold set for the license use of the product.