Product Documentation

Citrix Licensing Manager

Feb 26, 2018

The Citrix Licensing Manager enables the following features on a License Server using a simple web interface:

In the latest build :

  • Simplify data export by allowing you to select all products, all license models, and all Customer Success Services (Subscription Advantage) dates. Previously, you had to select a specific product, model, and Customer Success Services date range.  (Not available in License Server VPX.)

In previous builds:

  • Enable and disable the supplemental grace period. (Not available in License Server VPX.)
  • Modify these ports:
    • License Server (default 27000)  (Not available in License Server VPX.)
    • Vendor Daemon (default 7279)  (Not available in License Server VPX.)
    • Web Services for Licensing (default 8083)
  • Configure historical data retention by selecting a retention period. Default data retention is 180 days.
  • Displays the License Server version in the top bar of the screen. If you click the down arrow, the hostname, Ethernet address, and IPvr address appear.  (Not available in License Server VPX.)
  • Simplified installation of license files on the License Server using a license access code or downloaded file.
  • Display details of licenses after they are installed.
  • Configure Citrix Customer Experience (CEIP) and Call Home at any time.
  • Retry failed and Customer Experience Improvement Program uploads.
  • Configure Customer Success Services renewal license actions. You can specify whether to check automatically or manually for renewal licenses and whether you want notification of renewal licenses or the licenses installed. For more information on configuring this feature, see Check for and install Customer Success Services renewal licenses with the Citrix Licensing Manager.
  • Store and export historical usage reports from the License Server on which the tool is installed. You can specify a date range for the historical usage data and export it to a CSV file. The CSV file provides daily usage information including the number of licenses in overdraft. For information about exporting historical usage data, see Export historical usage data by using the Citrix Licensing Manager.
  • Important notifications of license availability, expiration, and other conditions. Use the bell icon at the top of the Citrix Licensing Manager screen to display notifications.

The Citrix Licensing Manager operates automatically within the License Server for Windows. The Citrix Licensing Manager available with the License Server VPX if you configure Active Directory and install the keytab file..