Orders sub-tab - Johnson Controls - Metasys - LIT-12012392 - Software Application - Software Licensing - 2.1

Branch License Manager License Portal Help

Brand
Johnson Controls
Metasys
Product name
Software Licensing
Document type
User Guide
Document number
LIT-12012392
Version
2.1
Revision date
2020-01-20
Language
English

The Orders sub-tab displays under the My Branch tab and the Customers tab. The sub-tab displays a list of purchase orders associated with the BLM's branch or the branch selected by the Super BLM if accessed through the My Branch tab. The sub-tab displays a list of purchase orders for the selected organization if accessed through the Customers tab. In the Orders sub-tab, you can filter a search by date range.

The following table provides an overview of the table in the Orders sub-tab.

Table 1. Orders table overview
Column name Description
Purchase Order

Displays the purchase order number as a link. Click the purchase order number link to view the order details.

AOMS Order #

Displays the AOMS order number associated with the software product order.

Project Name

Displays the project name associated with the purchase order, if it exists. See Editing the project name for more information about how to edit the project name.

Order Date

Displays the order date.

Viewing order details

The following table provides an overview of the order details shown if you click a purchase order number.
Table 2. Order details table
Column name Description
Name

Displays the name of the software product associated with the license.

Note: The name shown in the License Portal may differ slightly from the name that the software displays when it is installed or used.
Product Code

Displays the product code of the software product. The product code corresponds to the product ID in AOMS. This column is empty for products without product codes that are not available for purchase in AOMS.

Version

Displays the version of the licensable software product. If the software product does not have a version, the column is empty.

Quantity Available

Displays the number of licenses available for activation from the total quantity of software product licenses purchased. Example: 20 of 25 (available).

Note: Returned licenses are subtracted from the number of available licenses and are listed in the order history of the license.
Actions

Displays the Choose Action menu, which includes the following options:

Note: The View Product Key and Start New Offline Activation actions are an option for the next available, non-activated license in the order. If all licenses are activated, those actions are disabled. Actions for licenses that are activated are available in other tabs.

Editing the project name

You can edit the project name associated with an order when you click the purchase order number to view the order details. To edit the project name, complete the following steps:
  1. Click the edit icon beside the Project Name.
  2. In the Edit Project Name dialog box, enter a new project name in the Project Name field.
    Note: The maximum number of characters allowed is 100. The following special characters are allowed: !@#$%&*+,.?(){}[].
  3. Enter a comment in the Comments field to explain the reason for the change.
  4. Click Save to save the changes, or click Exit to cancel the changes.

Viewing the change history

You can view the change history made to the project names associated with an order when you click a purchase order number in the Orders tab. To view the project name change history, complete the following steps:
  1. Click the clock icon beside the Project Name.
  2. In the History dialog box, you can view the following information:
    • Date Changed: date the change was made to the project name
    • By: the user who made the change to the project name
    • Original Value: the original project name
    • New Value: the new project name
    • Comments: additional comments on why the name was changed
  3. Click Close to exit the History dialog box.

Viewing order history

If there is activity on an order to transfer or return licenses, the Order History table displays order details. The following table gives details on the information displayed in the Order History table.

Table 3. Order history table overview
Column name Description
Date

Displays the date an action was performed on a license.

Action Performed

Displays details on the type of action performed: a return or a license transfer.

Name

Displays the name of the software product.

Product Code

Displays the product code of the software product. The product code corresponds to the product ID in AOMS.

Version

Displays the version of the licensable software product. If the software product does not have a version, the column is empty.

Quantity

Displays the number of licenses transferred or returned.

To view additional information in the Order History table, click the expand icon in a product row. The following table provides an overview of the information provided for completed license returns and license transfers.

Table 4. Order history details – expanded view
Action performed Description
Return

Displays the RMA # (return material authorization number) and annotation for completed license returns.

License Transfer

Displays the name and address of the recipient organization of completed license transfers.

Choose date range search

Use the Choose Date Range field to refine a search by order date.

  1. Click the Choose Date Range field.
  2. Enter the start date.
  3. Enter the end date.
  4. Click Apply. The filter date range is applied to any search field entry.

To remove the date range filter you can either:

  • Click the Choose Date Range field and click Clear Filter.
  • Highlight the Choose Date Range field and delete.