Does an extra scom license required to manage 5000 agents despite of having system center license?

Bikash Biswal 0 Reputation points

We have a system centre product license. Now, we want to instal SCOM with the same license, and we have to manage 5000 servers through the SCOM agent. For this scenario, do we need an extra licence for monitoring SCOM agents on 5000 servers? Please reply.

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  1. XinGuo-MSFT 12,391 Reputation points


    System Center Client Management Licenses

    Client MLs are required for managed devices that run non-server OSEs and can be licensed per OSE or per user. MLs are available for the following System Center components.

    • Configuration Manager (also includes Virtual Machine Manager)
    • Data Protection Manager
    • Operations Manager
    • Orchestrator
    • Service Manager

    For more information, please review the link below:

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  2. SChalakov 10,256 Reputation points MVP

    Hi Bikash,

    In addition to what Xin Guo posted I would like to draw your attention to this guide, which explains the most basic details about System Center licensing and also contains many links to additional sources:

    Guide to Microsoft System Center Products and Licensing

    I hope this is helpful.

    (If the reply was helpful please don't forget to upvote and/or accept as answer, thank you)
    Stoyan Chalakov

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