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Client Automation - How to meter the usage of Software Catalog

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Article ID: 188677

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CA Client Automation - Asset Management CA Client Automation - IT Client Manager CA Client Automation CA Client Automation - Software Delivery

Issue/Introduction

Is there any way to know what is the usage that Software Catalog has on an environment?

Environment

Client Automation - All Versions

Resolution

Creating a DSM Reporter report is possible to obtain information regarding of Software Catalog, as shown in this example:

1.- Creating a report using the following fields:



2.- Will result in the following report:



This report shows what packages where deployed from Software Catalog, what was the Agent who requested it and what was the date of this request.

Additional Information

Using this as basis, more fields can be included to show more specific information based on each need.

Additionally, a filter to field "Ordered By" can be added as a way to show only packages that came from 'Catalog'.

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