SPLA Reporting – Configuring SIL

This is a 4th post in the series about SPLA Reporting toolset from Microsoft. Previous posts are available here. Today I'll tell you how SIL must be configured inside Windows Server guest VMs to send the inventory data to SILA server. Currently SIL supports these operating systems: Windows Server 2012 R2 – included in November…


SPLA Reporting – Adding virtualization hosts to SILA

In previous posts I've described the components of Microsoft SPLA Reporting toolset and provided a step-by-step guide how to install SILA Server in your production environment. In this post I'll show how to add virtualization hosts to SILA. You can add Microsoft Hyper-V, VMWare vSphere (ESXi), Citrix XenServer, KVM and Xen virtualization hosts. I will…


SPLA Reporting – Installing SILA

In this post I will provide a step-by-step guide of SILA installation in service provider environment. If you missed the first post in the series – it is available here. I prefer installing everything in one virtual machine, so it will be a single box installation. This is my best practice – it is easier to manage,…


SPLA Reporting – Introduction

This post is a part of a series about SPLA Reporting. Part 1 – SPLA Reporting – Introduction (this post) Part 2 – Installing SILA Part 3 – Adding virtualization hosts to SILA Part 4 – Configuring SIL Part 5 – Creating and submitting inventory report Reporting of SPLA licenses usually was a challenge for…