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About License Audit

[bsf-info-box icon_type=”custom” icon_img=”id^1760|url^|caption^null|alt^null|title^new-logo|description^null” img_width=”200″]License Audit BV was originally developed by License Consulting BV, a consulting company established in 2007 and primarily run by ex-Oracle LMS auditors. License Consulting remains is the oldest consultancy firm dedicated to Oracle licensing, providing expertise to many partners and clients.[/bsf-info-box]

Management / Meet the team

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Daniel Hesselink started working in the software licensing industry in 1995. He held positions at vendors, distributors and resellers. His consultative nature resulted him training partners and end users with regard to software licensing. As an auditor for Oracle License Management Services (LMS) he also trained new LMS and Sales staff throughout the EMEA region.

Since founding License Consulting in 2007, Daniel works exclusively client-side, assisting end users in actively improving their Oracle license compliance and improving their negotiation position against Oracle.

Due to his combination of technical and communicative skills, he is regarded as an industry expert for Oracle licensing and a frequent guest speaker at Software Asset Management venues throughout the world, as well as IT industry events as such as VMWorld.


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Arno Mastik has been working in the software licensing industry since 1998. He held several positions at Oracle, amongst others at Support Sales and as an auditor for Oracle License Management Services (LMS).

His exceptional technical skills allowed him to become Consulting Manager at a large Oracle con- sulting firm, when in 2012 he decided to join License Consulting.

After joining License Consulting, Mr. Mastik used his skills to improve the data analysis skills for Audit De- fense activities. He liaises with the technical teams at our clients, assisting them in safeguarding opera- tional excellence whilst keeping compliance in control.


License Audit History

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PHP script analysis for Oracle’s ‘LMS Review Lite’ audit script output  – aimed at automating repetitive manual analysis requirements.[/bsf-info-box]
[bsf-info-box icon_type=”custom” icon_img=”id^2158|url^|caption^null|alt^null|title^timeline-2014|description^null” img_width=”100″ title=”2014″ pos=”right” el_class=”custom-time-line-box”]Automation Project
We now report 1000’s of Oracle database scripts within a day, with only a few man hour needed and aim at (trying to) automate the last steps, not yet believing that this could be possible.[/bsf-info-box]
[bsf-info-box icon_type=”custom” icon_img=”id^2154|url^|caption^null|alt^null|title^timeline-2018|description^null” img_width=”100″ title=”2018″ pos=”right” el_class=”custom-time-line-box”]Database Audit Scripts
Creation of proprietary Oracle Database audit scripts and AES 256 encryption, for both Oracle’s and our proprietary own scripts.[/bsf-info-box]
[bsf-info-box icon_type=”custom” icon_img=”id^2160|url^|caption^null|alt^null|title^timeline-2020|description^null” img_width=”100″ title=”2020″ pos=”right” el_class=”custom-time-line-box”]LicenseAudit Toolbox
Creation of collection tool to centralize & simplify scripting & data collection efforts required by Oracle database users.[/bsf-info-box]
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Implementation of Datawarehouse capacities to import & analyse large sets of Oracle audit data using standard queries and reporting workbooks.


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We’re able to send the first automated reports to our clients (from data generated by Oracle’s LMS scripts), removing all human involvement.[/bsf-info-box]
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Creation of proprietary CPU and Vmware scripts to quantify the Processor quantities. Seamless integration of data with SQL script output.[/bsf-info-box]

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