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Which of the Device Types in PME require Device License? Physical Connected Devices, Devices Created with Device Type Editor(DTE) or Modbus Device Importer(MDI) and Logical Devices?

Published date: 13 April 2020

Issue
Which Devices Types (listed below) that are added in PME require Device License?
  • Physical Connected Devices
  • Devices Created with Device Type Editor(DTE) or Modbus Device Importer(MDI)
  • Logical Devices

Product Line
Struxureware Power Monitoring Expert

Environment
Device Licensing

Resolution
Device licenses are required for all devices(physical devices) that connected to PME.
 
Device Types License required
Physical Devices Yes
Device Created with Device Type Editor(DTE) or Modbus Device Importer(MDI)  Yes
Logical Devices No

NOTE 1:
  • At least one device license must be activated in the system for PME to be able to communicate with a device.
  • Drivers created with the Device Type Editor or Modbus Device Importer(MDI) require mid-range (M) type device licenses.
  • Logical devices are not included as devices in the device licensing count.
NOTE 2:
  • The license types (E, M, S) are for locales (countries other than the US, Canada, and India) where individual licenses are sold. For locales (the US, Canada, India) where license bundles are sold, a device license is valid for any device type.
NOTE 3: Device License per Device Type
  • E = Entry-Range Device License
  • M = Mid-Range Device License
  • S = High-End Device License
For more information regarding Physical Devices Types in PME and related Licenses please refer to section Default device type support in PME System Guide: FA401436 .

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