To configure the licenses for this server
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Configuring the VirtualCenter Server:Configuring Server Settings: Configuring Statistics Settings
Configuring Statistics Settings
To set up how statistical data is recorded, you configure
Collectionintervals determine the frequency at which statistic queries occur, the length of timestatistical data is stored in the database, and the type of statistical data collected.
Management Server Configuration
Before youbegin:For complete information on setting up yourlicensing server, see the
.For information on modifying the licensing onan ESX Server 3 host, see the
.Fore more information on modifying thelicensing on an ESX Server 3i host, see the
for your ESX Server 3i product.1. In the VirtualCenter Management Server Configuration dialog box, select the
option.2. Select the location of the licenses.
Use license services on this VirtualCenter server
to use licenses from alicense server running on the same physical machine as this VirtualCenter Server. TheVirtualCenter Server itself does not distribute licenses.
Use the following license server
to use licenses located on a license serverand enter the port and name of the license server in the form port@host in the textbox.3. Select the VirtualCenter edition.
VirtualCenter Management Server
if you purchased a license for thestandard edition of VirtualCenter Server.
VirtualCenter Foundation Management Server
if you purchased a license forVirtualCenter Foundation.4. Select
Change host license server settings to match these VirtualCenter Serversettings whenever a host is added to inventory
if you want each host you add tothis VirtualCenter Server’s inventory to use the same license server as this VirtualCenterServer. The settings on the host are altered by VirtualCenter only when the host is addedor when the license server used by VirtualCenter is changed.5. Select one of the following options:
Click a link in the left pane of the dialog box to make changes on another page.
to accept all the VirtualCenter Server settings changes you made and closethe dialog box.
to close the VirtualCenter Configuration dialog box without saving anysettings changes.VI Client must beconnected to:VirtualCenter ServerMinimum requiredprivileges:Global > SettingsTo reach this dialog Administration > VirtualCenter
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