Previewing the Package Consumption

On the package details page you can preview the consumption of a particular package. This preview is based on the selected package formula and the system-specific metric values. Previews can not be saved and will not appear in the license position.

To preview the package consumption:

  1. In FlexNet Manager Suite, click SAP, point to Optimization and click Packages.
  2. If you want to switch to a different landscape, click Change Landscape in the top-right corner of the page.
  3. On the SAP Packages: system landscape name page, do one of the following:
    • In the list of SAP packages, select the package for which you want to display a consumption preview and click View.
    • In the list of SAP packages, double-click the package for which you want to display a consumption preview.
    The SAP Package: name page displays the package details.
  4. In the Preview Results section, click Show package consumption to display the consumption for this package.

The Preview Results section contains the following information.

  • Total consumption—This area shows the total consumption of the package, based on the metric that was used.
  • System Consumption—This area shows the package consumption per system.



System ID

The ID of the system on which the package is used.

Client ID

The ID of the client on which the package is used.


The number of units that the package has consumed.

Result Reason

This field can be used to provide additional context about a package consumption calculation.

If you changed any information, such as the formula or the metric, after you displayed the preview, you can refresh the preview results. To do so, click Refresh.

Click Hide in the section’s upper right corner to hide this section, and click Show to display it.

For information on calculating the package consumption, see License Position — SAP Packages.

For information about other data that is available on the package details page, see Viewing Package Details.