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What are the license types available for Power Monitoring Expert 9.0?

Published date: 14 January 2020

Product line
Power monitoring Expert 9.0 (PME 9.0)
 
Environment
Licensing
 
Resolution
The following table shows the different licenses that are available for PME.

Trial License
Description: New system installations include a time-limited trial license.
  • Enables most of the PME features (see FA363330 for details)
  • Includes an unlimited device license.
  • Expires after 90 days.
  • Cannot be extended or reinstalled.
  • Includes client licenses that can only be used on the primary server, not on a client computer.
  • Remains active until its expiry even if other licenses have been activated.
  • Aggregates together with other active licenses.
Base License
Description: This is a required license. It enables the PME server functions. Without the Base license, the system is not functional. The same Base license can be used for Standalone or Distributed Database systems. The Base license includes the use of one Engineering Client and two Web Clients.
 
Device License
Description: This is a required license. It enables the use of monitoring devices in PME. The licenses are sold in bundles of 5, 25, 50, 100, 200, unlimited. At least one license bundle must be activated in the system. The following licenses exist:
  • Entry DL (for entry-level device types)
  • Medium DL (for mid-level device types)
  • Standard DL (for advanced device types)
 
Client License
Description: This is an optional license. It enables the use of Engineering Clients and Web Clients. The following applies:
  • Web Client licenses can be purchased independent of Engineering Client licenses.
  • An Engineering Client license includes one Web Client license.
  • Unlimited client licenses are available
 
Software Module License
Description: This is an optional license. It enables the use of a Software Module. Each Software Module requires its own, specific license. The following Software Modules exist in PME:
  • Backup Power Management Module
  • Billing Module
  • Breaker Performance Module
  • Capacity Management Module
  • Energy Analysis Module
  • Event Notification Module
  • Insulation Monitoring Module
  • Power Quality Performance Module (includes Power Quality gadgets)
Gadget Pack License
Description: This is an optional license. It enables the use of Dashboard Gadgets. Each Gadget Pack requires its own, specific license. The following Gadget Packs exist in PME:
Energy Usage Gadget Pack (included gadgets: Sankey, Pareto, Aggregated Pareto, Heat Map, Consumption Ranking, Aggregated Consumption Ranking)
 
OPC DA Server License
Description: This is an optional license. It enables the use of the OPC server component in PME.
 
SQL Server License
Description: This is an optional license. This is a license for a Microsoft SQL Server which can be purchased from Schneider Electric. You can also use the free SQL Server Express version that is included with the PME installer, use an existing SQL Server, or purchase a SQL Server license directly from Microsoft.
 
Developer/Demo license
Description: This is a special license. Contact Schneider Electric for details.

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