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Use a nonlicensed account to access a sharepoint folder?

I am considering using SharePoint to backup some important files (not a lot of data). However, I don't want to hard-code my credentials into our backup scripts. I also don't want to pay 10 bucks a ...
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SharePoint Keys

I would like to purchase keys for SharePoint 2013 on-premise, windows server 2012, and SQL server 2012. But I can't find any hint over the internet on how to do it. Any assistance on the same will ...
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PowerShell - Activate Service Plan License for all Users of one Region

In Office 365 licenses and service plans can be set by PowerShell. There are several licenses available such as "ENTERPRISEPACK" which is the code for "Office 365 Enterprise E3". Within the enabled ...
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Can you get grace period of 30 days after expiration of office 365 account my license is Office 365 Enterprise E3?

I am using Sharepoint online and have lots of data in it.So after 30 days will I get grace period if I don't want to buy license or I will have to create new account?
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Moving a SharePoint Licence to another farm

I have currently got a SharePoint 2010 RTM environment, 1 App Server 1 SQL. However i need to move the farm out of where it is hosted, so i have decided to build a new farm from scratch on a new ...
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Mono - SharePoint CSOM licensing

I am wanting to use this nuget package on Mono: https://www.nuget.org/packages/Microsoft.SharePointOnline.CSOM Is it legal to use CSOM in a Linux mono program? There is the following license ...
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Does SharePoint Server 2016 need a licensed SQL Server 2014?

We're trying to upgrade to SharePoint Server 2016 and I understand that there is no Foundation version for it anymore. My question is, when I buy the SharePoint Server 2016 Standard/Enterprise ...
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How much SharePoint 2013 License

One of Our client required deploy solution in SharePoint 2013. So, we need Servers for Prod,QA,Dev. So, what would be the cost for these SharePoint Licenses. I found somewhere that it would be $7000 ...
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SharePoint Enterprise & Yammer Licening

I have a user that owns SharePoint 2013 Enterprise. I noticed there is an option for Yammer Configuration and to activate this feature. Do they own Yammer and the ability to use it? Or do they also ...
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Externally Shared InfoPath Form SharePoint Online

Wondering if someone can help with a problem I am having please. I am currently using SharePoint Online with InfoPath 2013 to setup a form. I have shared an InfoPath form externally with a user. ...
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Best way to license developer environments

I need to license several developer environments for SharePoint Server (virtual machine with SharePoint Server for each developer). I can see the following variants (sorted from expensive to cheap): ...
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How to install licenced SP13 and Project Server 13 trial on stand alone server

I have one server with licensed SharePoint 2013 and I want to try Project Server 2013, I download trial version, try to install it and have error "Trial version of Project Server cannot be ...
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SharePoint Migration from 2010 to 2016

To migrate SharePoint from 2010 to 2016, since there is no direct approach for migration apart from moving it to 2013 first and then migrating it to 2016. Will Microsoft provide a temporary 2013 ...
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how to implement licensing for sharepoint hosted app?

I create sharepoint app for office 365.I want to implement licensing function for that online sharepoint app ? using https://verificationservice.officeapps.live.com/ova/verificationagent.svc it is ...
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Implement licensing in SpFx?

I have created 4 web parts using SPFX. Now I want implement licensing. If the user has purchase license then can access web part else user is redirected to license. What is the best approach to ...
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Is it possible to implement licensing in SharePoint hosted add-in

I am working in SharePoint Online, I have added multiple CEWPs with JSOM/ REST to get data from SharePoint lists. Now I want to create SharePoint Hosted App(using my JSOM/REST code) with License Model....
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How can I make an extranet site for a customer portal without issuing licences to the customer

I am trying to set up a customer portal in Sharepoint 2013. The goal is for the customer to come on the site and check the Order Status, Incident Report and to view Invoices. I would like to do this ...
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User able to access SharePoint even without license

I have a few users in my tenant for whom I have disabled SharePoint, OneDrive and Office Online. But the users are still able to go to SharePoint sites and upload/download documents, edit lists etc. ...
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Is Managed Navigation part of the Standard CAL for sharepoint on-premise 2013

I am working on a sharepoint server on-premise 2013, which have standard CAL license. and i added a new enterprise wiki site collection, where this enterprise wiki site collection will have Managed ...
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How to create SharePoint Online sub site with license key

I have created a subsite in SharePoint online with a lot of functionality and customization. I want to save this site as a template so the client can create a site by using this site template on his ...
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SharePoint Online with Azure AD Authentication: access denied during querying licenses of given Product ID

I'm trying to check user's Office Store license in SharePoint's provider hosted add-in using GetAppLicenseInformation method: Microsoft.SharePoint.Client.Utilities.Utility.GetAppLicenseInformation(...
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SharePoint 2013 License mapping for Anonymous Users

I have a single office web apps server to which my SharePoint 2013 environment is bound. I have just turned on office web apps edit functionality for my intranet/extranet SharePoint 2013 farm. To do ...
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How to determine maximum number of User allowed in Office 365 Plan 1?

I subscribe to SharePoint Online Plan 1 as shown here. It says $7.00 per user. I added more than 500 users from office 365 admin and shared my SharePoint Online site with them and it worked. So I am ...
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External Users with domain account but without Office 365 license allowed?

Is the following setup allowed by Microsoft SharePoint Online licensing: Domain accounts for external users are created in the corporate Active Directory, but are not assigned any Office 365 license. ...
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What is the license terms for Power BI reports for streaming data

Is the Power BI license calculated by report render , I read https://powerbi.microsoft.com/en-us/pricing/?b=1 but i am confused ? Could you tell me what's mean 10K rows per hour streaming data ...
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How many CALs are needed?

ASP.NET web application makes requests to SharePoint search REST API using its application pool identity which can be either (for this scenario): Service account domain\serviceAccount Machine account ...
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Question on O365 - Planner

I am using O365 free license for non-profit orgs. Despite seeing it was launched I do not see it in my collection of apps. Is it because it is not provided for non-profits or it is not provided for ...
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Could somebody review am I right in calculation of licenses for the Enterprise SP 2016 farm and Project Server below?

Could somebody review am I right in calculation of licenses for the Enterprise SP 2016 farm and Project Server below? Target topology: Web Front End [Windows Server 2016] - 1 Application + ...
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do we really need to license users for sharepoint online?

My company has an exchange online and SharePoint online a la carte as i understand. Right now we have 10 licenses for SPO, but users without a license can get to SharePoint just fine... and haven't ...
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unable to edit excel worksheet in browser

We have installed SharePoint 2013 and Office web apps 2013, linked with SharePoint. Now we are unable to utilize the option "Edit in browser". We are getting below error. Excel webapp Sorry ...
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Is there a free version available in SharePoint 2016?

Until SharePoint 2013, there was a SharePoint foundation version, which is free. In the latest release (2016) it is deprecated. Now in SharePoint 2016 or Office 365 is there something like ...
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SharePoint 2013 Licensing - can I disable Standard features to not use CALs?

I'm playing around with SharePoint 2013 Enterprise, and I have found two interesting buttons: Some people told me, that if I deactivate those features I won't need CAL licences at all (same as ...
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SharePoint 2016 Licensing

We are planning to migrate and upgrade to SharePoint 2016, currently we have a SharePoint Enterprise 2013 server farm and we want to know if there's any special matter about licensing for new servers ...
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Business Intelligence Center Prerequisites

I have a SharePoint 2013 Farm where the Business Intelligence Center template does not appear in Central Administration when creating a new site collection. We have Standard license key entered when ...
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SharePoint Licesnse How Microsoft calculate it?

I have some questions related to SharePoint License , I hope to find a trusted answer about that. How Microsoft calculate the SharePoint license as per server license and as per CAL license , What's ...
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Administration and Extranet in Sharepoint 2013/6 Hybrid Install

I have a client moving to O365 just now, and I had considered building it as a hyrbid on-prem and cloud system, figuring there might be some benefit. I can't find much online though, other than from ...
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is it applicable to change the key of SharePoint?

I am using an enterprise key for SharePoint that is not trail and also not my own , but I need to change it to my own license key Is it applicable?!
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Deleting Test-licenses from Office365

I have written a method that installs a test-license to my O365-SharePoint. It uses the following method: Microsoft.SharePoint.Client.Utilities.Utility.ImportAppLicense() This works fine, but now I ...
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Windows Server and Windows CAL License for SP 2013?

We are planning to set up a SP 2013 farm with 4 servers. 1 App 1 WFE 1 Search 1 Database Could someone explain what are the different licenses we would need for each server? e.g. Windows server ...
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Can we upgrade from SP2013 std to trial key and then switch to Enterprise key later?

Our development farm (SharePoint 2013 on-premise) is running Standard edition. We have ordered Enterprise license but the key is not available until next month. Our developers need Enterprise feature ...
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Can we use Azure AD accounts to avoid wasting Office 365 licenses?

Suppose we have 100 external users that need access to the SharePoint Online website to browse some content These users don't need Lync, Word, Mail etc from office 365. Just a site access We have 0 ...
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Change SP 2013 from Enterprise to standard edition

By Mistake I have added Enterprise Licence key istead of standard key during Sharepoint 2013 Installation. Now, I want to use Standard Licence key instead of Enterprise. Is there short way to do that. ...
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How to calculate Sharepoint users for licensing?

How to calculate Sharepoint users for licensing? Which tool to use to calculate the Sharepoint users for licensing purposes. Maybe there PowerShell script? Or use Reports Web Analytics? Or stupid ...
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Do I need to rebuild the farm just to reenter the key?

We've installed SharePoint 2010 SP2 Enterprise using the MSDN key. For some reason, I thought I could easily change it later. However, to my horror I've learned that I cannot do it. So, the question ...
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Transfer App license to another SharePoint server

On a test SP server which has a installed SharePoint 2013 Foundation we have installed an App from SP Store. My issue now is to transfer the App license from this server to another SharePoint 2013 ...
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How to License a SharePoint 2013 Farm?

I am planning 1 web front end server and 1 application server in a Test and Production farms. So, I will have a total of 4 servers. Do I need 4 instances of SharePoint 2013 license Enterprise edition ...
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500 error when trying to reconcile Office 365 licenses

When we click on this: We receive this message: How can we reconcile our Office 365 licenses?
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SharePoint Online Multiplexing

We are developing a system where we want to provide a certain Group of users to collect data using a mobile app. The mobile app Connects to a web api. The plan is to have the web api store the data ...
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Enterprise license required for modifying workflow initiation forms?

We're running a SharePoint Server 2013 Standard farm with Standard CALs for all users. Within a few site collections we're using ootb list workflows (2010 engine; no reusable workflows). For some ...
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Can external SharePoint Online user be added to add-in (app) license?

There is a SharePoint hosted add-in (app) installed from Office Store, which uses standard Office Store licensing (and API for license validation). SharePoint Online portal has some external users (...