The 6.3 and above releases introduces asset packs for licensing some of the new K1000 features, including server monitoring, Agentless inventory and Chromebook inventory.
The licensing agreement in this article is for 6.3 and above version and not for lower versions.
K1000 license agreements entitle administrators to manage a specified number of Managed Computers, Monitored Servers, and Assets.
What items that count toward the license limit in a K1000 license agreement?
A device in K1000 inventory that:
1) Has a Windows, Mac, Linux or UNIX operating system
2) Is categorized as a PC or server
3) Was not added to inventory manually (through the WSAPI) or through mobile device management
A server that:
1) Meets the requirements for a Managed Computer
2) Has the K1000 Monitoring function enabled
A device that:
Examples of Assets include printers, projectors, network gear, and storage devices.
Note: The assets that are created and managed using the Assets component of the K1000 do not count toward the license limit. The devices described within licensing as “Assets” are specifically Agentless provisioned devices that cannot be considered to be Managed Computers or Monitored Servers.
Note: New license keys that include Asset Packs and/or Monitoring will only work on version 6.3.
For example, a 6.3 license with Monitoring will not work on a K1000 running 6.2.
Version 6.3 and above introduces a new server monitoring feature. The standard K1000 license includes free monitoring for 1 server (K1100) or 5 servers (K1200).
Google Chromebook Discovery:
Version 6.3 and above introduces a new Google Chromebook Discovery feature, which will also require an asset pack in order for new customers to use.
Note: Customers upgrading to 6.3 and above will be able to use Google Chromebook Discovery without the requirement to purchase an additional asset pack.