hi, I have a problem with overassignment in slm8 for windows server 2012 standard. I am trying to license up a VMware cluster who contains 7 physical hosts a 2 processors each. in this cluster we have a total of 9 virtual server who can start up on any host.
this means according to Microsoft licensemodel that i need to license this cluster with 35 license or 70 processors.
7 licenses for the physical hosts, gives me right to have 2 vm on each host. then i need to get licenses for the other 7 vm:s. since I can´t split licenses between hosts I need to get additional 4 licenses for each host wich gives me right to use 10 vm:s in total within the cluster. 7 + 7*4 = 35
now when I assign this cluster licenses for 70 processors and saying that each processors have a right for 1 vm and set the vm use rights to "any" SLM8 says this cluster is overassigned.
so my question is, how do i set this up so slm8 think its right and at the same time I follow the actual licensrule from Microsoft?