To update your vCenter license inventory with the license keys details in your My VMware environment, generate a Products, Licenses, Details, and History .CSV file in your My VMware reports section, and upload the .CSV file to vSphere.
About this task
The .CSV file is a list of keys that are active keys in My VMware. The .CSV file contains up-to-date license keys information from your My VMware environment, such as the account name and number, the product, for which the license is purchased, the license quantity, various license key notes, the support level, the license support and license coverage end date, the order number, history data, and so on.
- Log in to https://my.vmware.com.
- On the MyVMware home page, click Download Reports in the top right corner.
- In the Select a Report section, click Available Reports and select Products, Licenses, Details, and History.
- In the Select Accounts section, select the account, for which you want to generate the report.
- (Optional) : Enter a name for your report.
- (Optional) : Add notes that you want to include in your report.
- (Optional) : To receive an email when the report is ready, select Send email when report is created.
- Click Create and click OK.
Your report request is submitted and when the report is ready, you can download it from the list of saved reports.
- To download the .CSV file that you must import to vSphere, click the CSV icon next to your report.
Do not change the formatting of the original .CSV file report. For information how to preview the .CSV file report and view the data without damaging the .CSV file, see Using CSV files