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What happens when the Sitecore license got expired?

(In context of on-prem) Imagine my SC license got expired, what happens next? Will all my envs be unavailable or unusable? And is SC company able to postpone this (or vice-versa, block my envs just by ...
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When creating a new solution do I have to run the .\init.ps1 command again to prepare the container environment?

I am going through the Developer Fundamentals training for Sitecore 10 on the SiteCore website. I created a solution prior to starting the training following my companies documentation. When ...
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Need Developer Trial License

I am interested in learning Sitecore and I saw many posts talking about 60 days developer license but I am unable to get one as I am looking for a full developer license but not front-end license as ...
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Anonymous users taking CM license spots

I have a scenario with Sitecore 9.2 where CM users are getting the "too many users" message when they try to log in. I've gone in there as a global admin to kick users (since regular users can't), and ...
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Calculate correct visits in order to decide SKUs for project need

We're planning SC8.2 to 9.2 Azure PaaS migration and need to decide correct SKUs which would best for our project since the consumption-based license is all about visits. Any suggestion how should we ...
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Sitecore license for JSS

I have to do a POC in Sitecore JSS. I understand Sitecore 8.2 license can be used with Sitecore 9.1 but I need to know if I can work with JSS using my existing Sitecore 8.2 license?
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Sitecore 60 day trial [duplicate]

I'm trying to use the Sitecore 60 day free trial, however I'm unable to download anything as it says I need to be Developer Certified in order to download. Any suggestions what I can do? Trying to get ...
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What can I do with my Sitecore MVP license?

Thanks to Sitecore we have license for the MVPs, but what can I do with it? Is it allowed to share it with a direct colleague to do some research? Or can I use it for a client presentation? Is there ...
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Which license keys are required for Experience Commerce?

My client has a license for Sitecore Experience Commerce. Initially it didn't work, turns out the license key needed updating. Sitecore sent them this: My question is; is this one key enough to run ...
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Sitecore Licensing - Can i use Dev licence to set up Dev-Int, QA, UAT instance?

I'm proposing a new Environment architecture to my organization, that eventually help in setting up the Proper CI/CD setup. Currently, they have 4 Sitecore licence, so they used each one for QA, UAT,...
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Can we use partner license for UAT and Test Environment?

We are using sitecore 9.1. We have a partner license to develop the Sitecore application. Can we use the same license for UAT and Test environments? Or is another license required for that? Both ...
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Sitecore, JSS and GraphQL: licensing question

The question is pretty simple: can I use the GraphQL from JSS package without JSS license?
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Unable to download the Sitecore packages with Sitecore trial version license

I got Sitecore 9 developer trial for 60 days which Sitecore is offering. I am able to download package and guides from this trial. But from where can I get license.xml file that I need to use in order ...
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Sitecore 8.2 license file in Sitecore 9.0.1

I am using Sitecore 8.2 license file with Sitecore 9. I can see Sitecore.xDB.Base in the list of installed licenses but I am not sure if this is sufficient. Can use of Sitecore 8.2 licenses suppress ...
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Sitecore hosting on cloud with consumption based pricing includes Sitecore license cost?

I am aware of the consumption based pricing model of Sitecore Licensed based on the amount of visits your site receives No large up-front purchase, but you don’t “own” a license Can be paid for as-...
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How does licencing work in Azure and local

Very much a newbie question. We have a client that would like us to embed our product in a Sitecore website. They have the licence including a number of NonProd instances. Can I use a non-prod ...
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How to understand environment details from inside the license file?

Inside license file or if you open Installed licenses dialogue inside Sitecore's control panel we can see some environment specific details. Here is a list and values that I'm interested of: ...
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How to check whether my license file supports Sitecore 9 and xConnect

I am trying to install Sitecore 9 on my Windows 10 machine. I came across many issues during installation. Finally i stuck at almost last step where installation script tried to start xConnect service ...
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Uses and restrictions of Sitecore Partner License

Our organization has Sitecore Partner License. Keen to know, how many employees can use that license to have their local Sitecore instance for Research and Development purpose? Or are there any ...
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Sitecore License for DR servers

I am planning to have a scaled down replica of our production sitecore infrastructure as Disaster Recovery servers so that the same can be used in case of a disaster. This will mean i will have to ...
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Number of concurrent Sitecore Users

I want to check the max number of concurrent Sitecore users on a specific license, Is there any way to obtain this information from the license file or any admin page? sometimes the license details ...
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What kind of license does xConnect require?

I'm trying to price out costs for a Sitecore 9 upgrade for some clients. For customers on 8.x that are running a single Sitecore application in a hybrid CM and Processing role, they need only one ...
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How do you update a license file that is installed in your Azure deployment?

Sitecore licences have an expiry date. If you've deployed up-to Azure using the wizard in the portal, how can you upload or attach a new licence file to prevent Sitecore returning an Invalid Licence ...
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Sitecore license applicable for X number of CM server and Ynumber of CD server

Sitecore puts a constraint on the number of CM and CD servers that a license can be used for. Suppose a Sitecore license is only applicable for X number of CM servers and Y number of CD servers. Does ...
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Understanding License information in the "Installed Licenses" feature

For some time, Sitecore has included an "Installed Licenses" feature which can be reached by navigating to Start -> All Applications -> System -> Installed Licenses, by clicking the hamburger button ...
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Experience Analytics licensing [duplicate]

How do you quickly determine if a client’s license includes something like Experience Analytics? Is it basically that if the license wasn’t good for a component, it wouldn’t show up on the Launchpad ...
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How to check Sitecore.xDB.base in license file?

I am upgrading Sitecore 8.0 to 8.1. In Sitecore 8.1 Sitecore.xDB.base key is required. So how can i check that Sitecore.xDB.base key is exists in license file?
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Sitecore Upgrade from 8.0 to 8.1 issue: Required license is missing: Runtime

While upgrading sitecore 8.0 to 8.1. I have follow all the steps of upgrade guide. then i got the error "Required license is missing: Runtime". License file is the same as i have used in sitecore 8....
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Loading Content Editor Leads to A Coveo Licensing Error

The site was recently upgrdaded to 8.1 and although I can access the Desktop, the content editor throws an error when launched. This is a local instance of Sitecore that uses Coveo. After all the ...
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Does Sitecore licensing affect API calls? [closed]

As I understand it, your Sitecore license limits how many content authors can be logged into Sitecore concurrently. If I were to write a web application that uses the Sitecore ItemService API to allow ...
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