The Symantec Enterprise
Licensing feature lets you obtain and distribute licenses for
Enterprise Security Manager. Enterprise Licensing also provides you
with the tools that let you install the licenses and distribute
licenses among the ESM managers.
Following are the
features of Enterprise Licensing:
Determines which version of a product has been
licensed. After you obtain a license for a particular version, the
versions earlier than the licensed version are enabled.
Determines the period for which the license is
Assigns the amount of usage for a particular
operation using Meter Count.
Includes trial licenses.
You can add licenses when
you install the ESM console or obtain from the licensing Web
Following are the types
of licenses that Enterprise Licensing provides:
When you assign an
enterprise license to a manager, Symantec ESM overwrites any old
licenses that are installed on the managers with the new one.
You can use the permanent
licenses for a particular computer by specifying the host
identification number. The temporary licenses are not specific to a
computer and have a start and an end date. You can install a
temporary license only within the period of 365 days before its end