Changes AWS License Manager now allows end users to call CheckoutLicense API using new CheckoutType PERPETUAL. Perpetual checkouts allow sellers to check out a quantity of entitlements to be drawn down for consumption.
Changes AWS License Manager now allows license administrators and end users to communicate to each other by setting custom status reasons when updating the status on a granted license.
Changes AWS License Manager now supports periodic report generation.
Changes Automated Discovery now has support for custom tags, and detects software uninstalls.
Changes AWS License Manager enables managed entitlements for AWS customers and Software Vendors (ISV). You can track and distribute license entitlements from AWS Marketplace and supported ISVs.
Changes AWS License Manager now provides the ability for license administrators to be able to associate license configurations to AMIs shared with their AWS account
Changes AWS License Manager now automates discovery of bring-your-own-license usage across the customers organization. With few simple settings, customers can add bring your own license product information along with licensing rules, which would enable License Manager to automatically track the instances that have the specified products installed. If License Manager detects any violation of licensing rules, it would notify the customers designated license administrator to take corrective action.
Changes AWS License Manager makes it easier to manage licenses in AWS and on premises when customers run applications using existing licenses from a variety of software vendors including Microsoft, SAP, Oracle, and IBM. AWS License Manager automatically tracks and controls license usage once administrators have created and enforced rules that emulate the terms of their licensing agreements. The capabilities of AWS License Manager are available through SDK and Tools, besides the management console and CLI.