How to Update DPM License Information
Updated: April 21, 2010
Applies To: System Center Data Protection Manager 2010
Before you deploy Data Protection Manager (DPM), you need to purchase a DPM license for each computer that you plan to protect. During setup, you specify the number of licenses that you purchased so that DPM can help you to stay compliant with your license agreements. DPM automatically tracks the number of licenses that are deployed and the number of licenses that are still unused.
If you purchase additional licenses after you set up DPM or reallocate licenses from one DPM server to another, you can update the number of available licenses for each DPM server.
To view DPM licenses
Before you create the first protection group, in DPM Administrator Console, click Protection on the navigation bar.
In the Actions pane, click Update DPM licenses.
To update the number of agent licenses
In DPM Administrator Console, click Management on the navigation bar, and then click the Agents tab.
In the Actions pane, click Update DPM Licenses.
In the Update DPM Licenses dialog box, type the total number of standard licenses and enterprise licenses that you have purchased.
To purchase additional DPM standard and enterprise licenses
See DPM 2010 Pricing and Licensing Information (http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=179375).