In-Depth: LAM Tabs Explained

Track any of the following data for license inventories by:

  • Vendor information (name, tool, quantity, # seats)
  • Dates (Acquired, renewals and terms)
  • Purchase type (Subscription, Perpetual,….*)
  • Restrictions on use (WAN, LAN, Node,.…*)
  • Costs and associated PO, Req
  • Related contracts and documents
  • Manager / Person Responsible
  • Associated License Manager (port@host, daemon, License / Option / Debug Log files,….) and license server information
  • Floating, Node-locked, or Named-User licenses Information
  • 1,000 Vendor or 100,000 Line Items

Here are a few of the LAM tab explanations:

Expirations Tab: Can view expirations in last and next 30 Days

P.O. Tab: More information about the various P.O.s.

Licenses Tab: This will render the licenses that user is responsible for. A new vendor or new tool will replicate within LAM (Vendor/tool tabs).  They also can be edited at anytime

Vendors Tab: Great place for keeping notes for the group on current status with vendor and negotiations

  • Contacts Field: Most of the time there are several vendor reps who are dealing with the company, centralize the contact information and communication notes
  • List of Items:  all purchased products pertinent to the vendor (Cadence)

Tools Tab: You can see all the tools that we are monitoring. You can filter a search. Columns are interactive (Ascending/Descending)

Servers Tab: You can see a list of:

  • All Daemons currently running on this server
  • Port associated with daemon on the server
  • Vendor attached to daemon and associated Tag.

Settings Tab

  • Admin: Read/Write Permissions, Manager: Read/Write/Edit.
  • Adding a new user is straight forward interactively.
  • Global Settings: This is utilized for setting up the email server and “TYPES“

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