The IBM License Metric Tool helps you maintain an inventory of the PVU based software deployed for your Full Capacity or Virtualization (Sub-) Capacity environment, and measures the PVU licenses required by the software Product. It is intended to help you manage your IBM software licensing requirements, and help you maintain an audit-ready posture. Customers are responsible for supplying hardware and installation services required for installing the tool.
IBM License Metric Tool version 9.2 was announced on March 17, 2015, via Software Announcement 215-076. Customers have 90 days from first eligible Virtualization (Sub)-capacity product deployment to install and begin using IBM License Metric Tool for supported virtualization technologies. Customers with earlier versions should promptly install the latest V9.2 release.