You can indicate which license keys are billable by defining the billing category.

Procedure

  1. Click Licenses in the top right menu bar of the Web application.
  2. Click the Billing Categories tab.
  3. In the Billing Category drop-down menu, select a category.
    Option Description
    VCPP License key obtained through the VMware Cloud Provider Program. All virtual machines running on hosts with these keys are considered to be billable.
    Demo License keys that are not billable that can be used for environments such as demonstration systems.
    Perpetual License keys obtained outside of the VMware Cloud Provider Program. Virtual machines running on hosts with these keys are not considered billable.
    Note: Demo and Perpetual licenses can be differentiated only at the vSphere license level.