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Allocating or changing the number of license seats in a server group for Symantec Client Security 3.x/2.0 Business Pack and Symantec AntiVirus 10.x/9.0 Business Pack


Situation:
You need to know how to allocate or change the number of license seats in a server group for Symantec Client Security 3.x/2.0 Business Pack and Symantec AntiVirus 10.x/9.0 Business Pack.

Procedure:
You are using Symantec Client Security 3.x/2.0 Business Pack or Symantec AntiVirus 10.x/9.0 Business Pack. You need to know how to use Symantec System Center to allocate or change the number of license seats in a server group.


Adding a content license to a server group
After receiving the content license file in email, follow the steps below to add the new content license to a server group using the Symantec System Center.

To add a new content license
  1. Start Symantec System Center.
  2. Click the plus sign next to Symantec System Center.




  3. Click the plus sign next to System Hierarchy.
  4. Do one of the following:
    • If the server group is locked ( ) , right-click the server group, and then click Unlock Server Group. Type your server group password, and then click OK. Go on to the next step.
    • If the server group is unlocked ( ), go on to the next step.
  5. In the left pane, right-click the server group folder, and then click All Tasks > Symantec License Management > Manage License Seat Allocations.
  6. In the Manage License Seat Allocations dialog box, in the Filters section, in the Server Group drop-down list, select the server group that you want to add a content license to.



  7. Click Add to start the License Allocation Wizard.
  8. In the License Allocation Wizard - Step 1 of 3 panel, click Browse.
  9. In the Browse for Symantec License File dialog box, locate the content license (.slf) file, and then click Open.
  10. In the License Allocation Wizard - Step 1 of 3 panel, verify the path to the license file, and then do one of the following:
    • If you need to make changes, click Back.
    • If the allocation is correct, click Next.
  11. In the License Allocation Wizard - Step 2 of 3 panel, specify the number of license seats from the content license file to allocate to the selected server group.
    Unallocated licenses can be assigned this or another server group at a later time. See the section of this document (below) titled "Adjusting content license seat allocation" for details.



  12. Click Next.
  13. In the License Allocation Wizard - Step 3 of 3 panel, confirm the license seat allocation, and then do one of the following:
    • If you need to make changes, click Back.
    • If the allocation is correct, click Next.
  14. In the License Allocation Wizard - License Allocated panel, click Finish.




Adjusting content license seat allocation
License seats from a content license file are allocated to server groups. You can allocate license seats in the following ways:
Follow the steps below to change how your content license seats are divided between server groups.

To adjust how seats are allocated to server groups
  1. Start Symantec System Center.
  2. Click the plus sign next to Symantec System Center.



  3. Click the plus sign next to System Hierarchy.
  4. Do one of the following:
    • If the server group is locked ( ) , right click the server group and click Unlock Server Group. Type your server group password, and then click OK. Go on to the next step.
    • If the server group is unlocked ( ), go on to the next step.
  5. In the left pane, right-click the server group folder, and then click All Tasks > Symantec License Management > Manage License Seat Allocations.
  6. In the Manage License Seat Allocations dialog box, in the Filters section, in the Server Group drop-down list, select the server group to which you want to add or remove content license seats, and then in the License Number drop-down list, click All Licenses.
    To see how many seats are currently unallocated, check Show unallocated license usage.
  7. Under File Name, click the license file that you want to adjust.



  8. Click Change.
  9. In the License Allocation Change Wizard -- Step 1 of 2 panel, change the value in the "Change seat allocation to" box as needed, and then click Next.



  10. In the License Allocation Wizard - Step 2 of 2 panel, confirm the license seat allocation, and then do one of the following:
    • If you need to make changes, click Back.
    • If the allocation is correct, click Next.
  11. In the License Allocation Wizard -- License Allocation Changed panel, click Finish.
  12. If you need to further change seat allocation, start again from step 6.
    You can move seats from server group to server group as needed.



 

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Document ID: 2004022407152255
Last Modified: 05/04/2007
Date Created: 02/24/2004



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