Software Metering Device Settings

Software metering measures the actual use of software rather than just inventorying it. You can use software metering rules to collect file usage data. Figure 9.41 shows the settings that apply to configuring software metering.


Figure 9.41. Software Metering Device Settings

Selecting the Schedule button, as shown in Figure 9.41, allows you to change the default value (every 7 days effective 2/1/1970 12:00 AM) and whether it is a simple or custom schedule.

Software metering collects file usage data; this differs from software inventory that inventories if data (software files such as executables) is available ...

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