Well it appears we have the license for the product. I'm sure that we're
paying for it regardless. Would this feature be able to work across LPARs
or just guested LPARs. (still seems that message is incorrect on the
licensing bit or am I missing something?). We have a Notes LPAR on that
system and if I can set BRMS up to work for saves on both LPARs that would
be sweet. I never used BRMS until I got to this shop and am having to
basically do OJT. The previous "sys admin" (use that term *very* loosely
he didn't even know how to apply PTFs fer crying out loud...) never even
had the software in use.

Thanks,
Tommy Holden



From: Jim Oberholtzer <midrangel@xxxxxxxxxx>
To: Midrange Systems Technical Discussion <midrange-l@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: 04/08/2011 08:15 AM
Subject: Re: question on licensing messages.
Sent by: midrange-l-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx



Are you actually using the network feature, (one BRMS database with
multiple machines) or just the base of BRMS?

Most often times I see folks load all three parts of BRMS when they only
intend to use the base feature.

If you are not using the network feature (an excellent feature that is
dirt cheap) with multiple instances of IBM i, then I would remove it
from the system. I suspect you are not using it since the scratch tape
pool would not be anywhere near accurate for each of your machines, and
you would be having other issues.

Jim Oberholtzer
Chief Technical Architect
Agile Technology Architects


On 4/8/2011 7:52 AM, Tommy.Holden@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
Anyone else seen this? We have *NOMAX usage licensing for BRMS but we
get
the message "Grace period expired" even though the proper license key is
installed. I'm just curious why I'd get the error message (I can still
use the BRMS software but the message is disturbing& annoying).

Message:
Message ID . . . . . . : CPF9E71 Severity . . . . . . . : 40
Message type . . . . . : Information
Date sent . . . . . . : 04/08/11 Time sent . . . . . . :
07:49:18


Message . . . . : Grace period expired. Requesting user not added.
Cause . . . . . : You received this message for one of the following
reasons:
-- A request was made to add a user, but the grace period has
expired
and
the requesting user was not added. Any users exceeding the usage
limit
of 0
have been released for product 5770BR1, license term V7R1M0, feature
5101.
Users are released, starting with the most recently added user, until
the
number of uses no longer exceeds the usage limit.

License key info:
Product ID . . . . . . . . : 5770BR1
License term . . . . . . . : V7R1M0
Feature . . . . . . . . . . : 5101
Description . . . . . . . . : BRMS-Network Feature

Compliance type . . . . . . : *KEYED
Usage type . . . . . . . . : *REGISTERED

Usage limit . . . . . . . . : 0
Last update . . . . . . . . : 00/00/00 00:00:00

Threshold . . . . . . . . . : 0

Usage Count Information:
All partitions . . . . . : 7.00
Local partition . . . . . : .00

Peak Usage Information:
Peak usage . . . . . . . : 7.00
Last peak . . . . . . . . : 11/23/10 13:24:17

Log violations . . . . . . : *NO

Message queue/Library . . . : *NONE

Keyed compliance information:
Expiration date . . . . . : *NONE
Grace period . . . . . . : 70
Date grace period expires : 12/25/10


Thanks,
Tommy Holden
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