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Status Not under consideration
Workspace SPSS Statistics
Created by Guest
Created on Dec 2, 2016

SPSS Sentinel License Manager and extra modules

We have a number of users for SPSS.
We use the concurrent license that works with the Sentinel License Manager (SLM).
Now it is so that we also use additional modules, such as: bootstrapping, Exact Tests, Advanced Statistics, and we make these modules created within the SLM in the Reservation file.

Now we found out that when a user is allowed to see only the basic license, he see also the additional modules, these modules may click on, but then an error message comes up that “All the available licenses for SPSS Forcasting are already in use”.
This is very nice.
We would like to see the SLM is adjusted so that you only can see where you have rights.
User with basic license, sees only the basic license and not extra items in the menus.
User with additional module Exact Tests, sees only the basic license with the menu items which all belong to the Forcasting. And so on.
According to the Helpdesk of SPSS is this a known problem, but it is simple to fix by the SLM manager on more server/computers to install and so the license to distribute by module.
For us that would mean that there are 6 servers must recover. That will not be it. My manager dont like that.

Here the question: can there be an update coming in SLM with everything from 1 SLM can be scheduled and that users no longer see that they are allowed to see?