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A system for tracking consumer access to a subscription service, including (but not limited to) software, hardware and support.

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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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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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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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When will SharePoint 2013 will officially be available for Organizations to roll-out as Intranet and Public facing?

We all know SharePoint 2013 is now RTM. Do we know if Volume Licensing customers with Software Assurance (SA) will be able to download SharePoint 2013 on-premise through the Volume Licensing Service ...
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Full-trust SharePoint hosted app licensing

As we know, Apps for SharePoint that request full-control permissions are not accepted in the Office Store. So, how to implement licensing management and validation then? Especially for SharePoint ...
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Does a user need a CAL per farm?

currently we have an internal installation of SharePoint 2010 that has no access to regulators world. We have the standard addition and have a cal for each user. we want to create a new SharePoint ...
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Change SharePoint 2013 License from Enterprise to MSDN Enterprise possible?

I have a development server that has been installed as a full fledged enterprise server with Enterprise SQL and also Enterprise SharePoint. This should be changed to a MSDN environment. My question ...
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Cost of SharePoint Licenses

I'm trying to get an understanding of how much it would cost to implement MOSS 2007. I'm budgetting for an entry level server (around $7k) and using our existing SQL SAN so it is the actual SP ...
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SharePoint 2007 licensing - per server?

We are migrating our SharePoint 2007 farm to a data center which will use virtualised servers. Does anyone know if the MOSS server (enterprise) license is per specific server, or if it can be ...
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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 2010 Standard and Forms

We have a Standard Server License of SharePoint 2010 and we want to develop Infopath form. I need a tutorial or directions in bullet points as to what should I do to achieve this. I've heard in ...
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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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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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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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Where can I purchase SharePoint and how much does it cost?

I want to make a web site and I heard about SharePoint. I have little bit of knowledge about SharePoint but I want to know how to make web sites in it. It is very vast software. From where I can ...
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Does a test run also count as a run in MS Flow?

I have a very quick and short question. I am developing a flow, and I need to run that flow by clicking on the "Test" button available on the flow to test whether my flow is working correct or not, ...
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Definitive List Of SharePoint Enterprise Features For Licensing Purposes

Is there a definitive list of SharePoint 2010 Features that cause liability for Enterprise CAL's? (i.e. I want to know all the Enterprise feature names and all the standard feature names so that I ...
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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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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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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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SharePoint 2013 Analytics and Licensing

I am trying to determine whether or not the SharePoint 2013 Web Analytics API can be used in an environment where all users have SPS 2013 Standard CALs. More specifically, I want to use the Microsoft....
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SharePoint 2013 editions

I am researching upgrade scenarios for SharePoint 2013 and cant find any official information. So the questions are: Am I right saying that SharePoint 2013 Foundation cant be upgraded to Standard\...
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Designing a Licensing Scheme

Our startup is creating a product for the SharePoint platform. I'm wondering, what are some ideas for designing and implementing a licensing scheme for solutions that plug into SharePoint? How can ...
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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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Internal User Versus External User Versus anonymous user in SharePoint 2013

I have read the new police for SharePoint licensing price, and it mentioned that no extra license price will be needed for any external web sites. But I have the following questions to know exactly ...
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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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User experience when CAL threshold is reached?

I am planning on deploying a Sharepoint Standard installation with 10 concurrent users, regularly. That is, nearly 99% of the time there will only be a handful of people using the application. But ...
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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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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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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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SharePoint 2010 and SSRS 2012 Setup and Licensing

I am trying to setup SSRS 2012 in Integrated Mode so that I can attach my SharePoint to it. The issue that I am having is that it seems like Microsoft removed integrated mode and switch to using ...
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SharePoint Development Licensing

I have 2 SharePoint Development licensing questions that I am currently having a hard time believing as I currently understand them. SharePoint Developers must purchase a Visual Studio Premier with ...
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SharePoint 2010 Server CALs

I've a SharePoint 2010 Server Enterprise with 10 Enterprise CALs for a lot more users(all with AD CALs) but until now, all access's were succeed. So far, so good. But after I take a deeper look into ...
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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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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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Is there a way in SharePoint online to programmatically find out how many users are assigned a SharePoint license in Office 365?

Basically we have a provider hosted app that needs to check the number of users in an Office 365 subscription that are assigned to a SharePoint license. Maybe some sort of Office 365 API?
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User license enforcement: Standard CALs and personal My Site Issues

We use on-premises SharePoint 2013 in our environment, and we are experiencing a problem where all users who aren't members of the "Enterprise CAL" AD group are unable to get a My Site provisioned. ...
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Do I need to buy CALs in case of FBA?

Do I need to buy user CALs when Form-base authentication is used in the intranet portal?
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License to re-publish information created in share point?

We have lots of users that don't have computers and never come in to the office, these are people working in the field. We want to create an app that they can use to read some of the information we at ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Upgrading from SharePoint Foundation 2013 to SharePoint Server 2013 Enterprise

TechNet has an article for this that start with point 1 and ends on point 2. http://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki/contents/articles/16033.sharepoint-2013-migrate-from-sharepoint-foundation-2013-to-...
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SharePoint License for Database Server

My understanding is that for a SharePoint 2010 installation running one web front server and one database server, that both servers need to be fully licensed for SharePoint, other Standard or ...
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Please explain SharePoint Online License

I am a SharePoint admin and in our company and we are going to do migration from SP2016 to SPO. We recently bought O365 and SharePoint Online Plan 2. We purchased some E3 and F1 licenses. Can someone ...
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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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Sharepoint 2013 Foundation, Windows Server 2012 and SQL Server 2012 Licensing

I'm trying to figure out the exact licensing and costs i need for a client that wants to run Sharepoint Foundation. Here is the scenario 1 Server Running Windows Server 2012 + Sharepoint Foundation ...
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SharePoint 2010/2013 Upgrade and License Type

I am working on a test upgrade of SharePoint 2010 to 2013 on VMware in a dev/test environment. It's a two server farm with publishing template for Intranet, standard license. I was just about to ...