License Administration

This page gives an overview of  transaction consumption based licensing, the license requirements and how to obtain a new license for ldt 10.4 or later.
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This page gives an overview of  transaction consumption based licensing, the license requirements and how to obtain a new license for
DevTest
10.4 or later.
Beginning with version 10.3,
DevTest
Solutions has a new transaction consumption licensing model.
This article does not apply to customers that are using
DevTest
Solutions with an Enterprise Subscription Portfolio License Agreement (PLA).
License Requirements
Upgrading to
DevTest
10.5
  • To upgrade to
    DevTest
    10.5, you must request a new license file if you are upgrading from 10.3 or earlier.
  • A new license file does not change your existing licensing model.
Renew a Current License
When you renew your current current license, the new licensing model is applied.
New Customers
The new licensing model is applied that tracks transaction consumption for new customers.
How to Request a New License File
To use
DevTest
version 10.5, you must request a new license in any of the following scenarios:
  • You are upgrading from
    DevTest
    10.3 or earlier.
  • Your license file is expired.
  • You want to install multiple Enterprise Dashboards with pre-defined Mac addresses.
To request a new license file, please follow the steps below:
  1. Collect the Mac address of the machine where you will be installing the Enterprise Dashboard.
  2. Identify the name and email address to send the license file.
  3. Contact the Customer Assistance Team to request a new license in one of the following ways:
    • Call the Customer Care Hotline at
      (800) 225-5224
      .
      1. Select
        Option 2
        , Customer Care.
      2. Select
        Option 1
        , License Keys.
    • Fill out a Generic Customer Care Web Form online:
      1. Fill out the Customer Care form.
      2. Select
        Licensing - CA Enterprise Software
        as your request type.
      1. Click
        Sign In
        and enter your credentials.
      2. Click
        Licensing
        .
  4. The Customer Assistance Team will create a new license file (
    devtestlic.xml
    ) and send it to the email address identified in step 2.
You can download
DevTest Solutions
directly from the Download Management section of the Broadcom Support site.
Track Reporting and Consumption
Licensing reporting and consumption are shown on the The Enterprise Dashboard .
For more information about how to track consumption of your transactions see: Enterprise Dashboard Reports.