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Tracking the Use of Client Applications

Management & Control Services (MCS) reports current and historical usage of client applications, including summary statistics on maximum usage, by tracking the consumption of client license certificates.

MCS meters licenses on a per-user basis, not on a per-client basis. Therefore, if a user employs a single MCS login ID to download multiple client applications (for example, Terminal Viewers), only the first client downloaded will consume a license; the additional clients will not consume any licenses. However, if a user employs a separate login ID for each client downloaded, then each client consumes a license.

When a client connects, it consumes a license. When the client disconnects, it returns the license to MCS.

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