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VMs in a state of limbo

Question asked by Florian Advocate on Mar 1, 2018
Latest reply on Mar 7, 2018 by Florian



I have a datacenter covered with Windows Datacenter licenses for the VMs.
The report "license tracking per computer" is showing the coverage.

The situation is:

If machine XY is running it is covered --> fine.
If machine XY is powered off it is no longer covered. In the "Information" tab of this machine there is no longer the linked host computer shown. 
--> All VMs not running are in a state of limbo.


This circumstance makes the overview hard if you have hundreds of VMs, some of them will always turn on/off.

Is this adesired behavior ? I am asking me, why the link to the host computer is lost after a VM is turned off? 


Thank you