SAM Implementation (Inventory 5 & SLM 8) on Snow Academy

An ONLINE Course

Who Should Attend

  • Snow License Manager Users
  • Software Asset Managers
  • IT Asset Managers
  • Snow Software Partners
  • Anyone that has worked with previous versions of Snow License Manager and wants to learn the new functionalities


Entrance Requirement

  • Certified Snow Professional (CSP), Snow License Manager User, or Certifies Snow Specialist (CSS)


During this one-day certified training course we will build on the Snow License Manager User course.
The course is aimed at experienced and certified Snow License Manager Users or Certified Snow Specialists (CSS), and focuses on some additional core subjects.
During this course you will learn how Snow License Manager uses built-in rules and functions to enable you to optimize your estate.
We will also expand on how to use the enhanced metrics and assignments, how to use the import and export functions to quickly and safely update the information in Snow License Manager and also how to disseminate that information to key stakeholders.

Course outline

  • Datacenter 
  • SQL Server
  • Extended Coverage
  • License Normalization
  • Office 365
  • Custom compare values
  • Import/Export/MLS
  • Exam

International locations

Courses are held regularly in a number of international locations. Bespoke sessions can be held in in one of our regional offices or on-site at customers or partners. Find available course dates in our Training Calendar or send your inquiries to

SAM Implementation (Inventory 5 & SLM 8)


This course technically enables Snow partners and customers with the required technical knowledge to provide advanced installations and extended support for SLM 8 and Inventory 5. Upon completing this course you will be able to successfully configure, manage and troubleshoot your installations.


• Support • Pre-Sales • Implementation Engineers • Internal • Snow Partners


Candidates must complete Getting Started Using Snow License Manager 8 course, and their assigned learning plans within Snow Academy


Snow Academy Online or request a classroom training quote



Understanding the Basics
SLM 8, DNS, and network port requirements
SLM 8 SPE installation
Introduction to Snow Inventory 5
Architecture changes from Snow Inventory 3.2
Inventory 5 System Requirements
Start Building your Foundation
Web configurators
SMACC Database connection, system settings, basic settings, system core setting
Master Server & Service Gateway Server Installation
Additional configurations
Device, user and network discovery configuration
Network Discovery
Active Directory User and Computer Discovery
Continue Building Your Foundation
Organization structure
Create and edit organizations


Upon course completion, you will be able to successfully configure, manage and troubleshoot your SLM8 and Inventory 5 installation, while providing advanced installations and extended support.
*This course includes tracks for Project Management/ SLM8 & Inventory 5: Architecture Design, SIM/SIC Installation and Configuration, Snow Inventory Administration/Installation for Partners, Snow Inventory 5 Administration for customers, and Snow License Manager 8 Installation/Customer on boarding. These courses may be taken together to receive SAM Implementation Certification or individually as needed.


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