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Salesforce provides a multitude of different license types. You may have more than one type of user license in your organization. A user license entitles a user to different functionality within Salesforce and determines which profiles and permission sets are available to the user.

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What is the Best Practice for the right Training Environment?

As we all know, good user trainings are crucial to ensure a high adoption rate and a successful CRM strategy. I'm hired quite regularly by customers to provide enduser trainings. Always there is the ...
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Enable salesforce knowledge in community - license requirements

I am going through community implementation guide , http://help.salesforce.com/help/pdfs/en/salesforce_communities_implementation.pdf which has section on enabling salesforce knowledge in community. ...
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Managed Base and Extension Packages and the AppExchange: How to deal with Licenses and Security Reviews

A recent question had basically two different answers regarding the usage of features, which might not be available at the target org: Adress the feature in question in a soft way. E.g. use the ...
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What happens with my app when it contains a lookup to Campaign and we use the app in Group Edition

Image I create an app that contains a lookup field to Campaign. The field is not mandatory, and is only used when a user wants to use it. Can a user install the app with a Group Edition license? If ...
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Patterns or options for public application, such as a discussion forum, without heavy license costs?

Does anyone know of any development patterns or platform features/options to allow a developer to create a Force.com application, such as a discussion forum, and not have to pay for each and every ...
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Switching licenses between Customer Community and Customer Community Plus

During our first tests with Salesforce Communities we figured out, that users can't be switched from Partner Community License (PCL) to a Customer Community License (CCL). This is also documented ...
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Purpose of Partner User License

Can anyone tell me the purpose of following partner user licenses Gold partner license Partner community license Partner community login license Silver Partner license Thanks in advance Karthick
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How to develop without a production org?

We'd like to begin work on a Salesforce custom app, but do not yet have access to a production org and user licenses. We believe we'll have the licenses within 30 days, but are unsure. In the ...
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Selling a Force.com App on license base without publishing it in the AppExhchange

Imagine we have several requests from clients for custom Force.com apps. Surely we can build those and get paid once, but for continuity, we (and our client) like to have a licensing model where they ...
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Accessing reports in portal Using overage highvolume customer portal license

How to access reports from portal using overage high volume customer portal license .I know the particular license doesnt have run reports permission .Is there any workaround for this ??
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When are licences consumed when using Site.createPortalUser?

The Site.createPortalUser call (see the Site class) creates the User object when it is called with the correct parameters. Am I correct in assuming that the underlying license is only consumed when ...
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What does OEM stands for?

I was fingering out difference about ISV and OEM licencing. Found many useful resources but did not get what OEM stands for? Here are links which i have already gone through: Salesforce OEM license ...
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Find Org expiration date

How to find the expiration date of an org in salesforce.com I tried this query: Select TrialExpirationDate from Organisation but it is returning null as the org is purchased one. So, how can we ...
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Licenses for a custom app (Force.com) [closed]

I am a Salesforce.com consulting partner (although Im still young guy). I have done small projects using Group/Professional Edition and administration for large companies using Enterprise. I am very ...
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Authenticated Website licenses obsolete?

I have a customer who has a large volume of Authenticated Website licenses, which are used to do custom Sites logins to a fully custom website. They have been told by their sales rep that Salesforce ...
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If I set up a user in sandbox will it use one of my production licenses?

I have a full copy sandbox. I now have a user that wants to explore the org and try some things out however, I don't want them to do this is the production org. Therefore I need to set them up in the ...
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What does unlimited login mean in salesforce?

Below is one statement - The Overage High Volume Customer Portal license is the same as the High Volume Customer Portal license, except that users do not have unlimited logins. Here what ...
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Custom setting count vs the license sfdc limits

I have a question for which I'm not finding an answer on Web. I have a " Force.com Enterprise App" licence where I have the limit of 10 custom objects, I don't understand if in such limit are count ...
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Is it possible to arrange a trial of chatter plus?

I've read about Salesforce Chatter Plus and it seems to fit requirements for our select range of users, however I would like to try it out before I sign up to licenses, is it possible to get a trial? ...
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Regarding Licenses

May I know how many types of Licenses available in sales force? I need the licenses associated with the products. Can anyone help me out with this ?
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What limits are there on Patch Orgs?

I'm looking to learn about what limits apply to Patch Orgs. For example: How many patch orgs can I spawn off one release? Can I upload unlimited versions from a patch org as long as they don't add ...
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Requesting amount of Licenses via API

I've been looking for the right object to query using the API to get the used/total amount per license type, but I'm not quite sure which one holds this information. PermissionSetLicense seems to ...
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Salesforce Partner Cost

I can understand the difference between ISV and OEM but can anyone Explain exact steps to become ISV/OEM partner. Also I would like to have clarification on some issues. Please help me with following ...
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Automate assignment of managed package licenses?

We have a managed package that requires a license. We've purchased enough licenses for our entire company (2,500+ users). Assuming I know the SELECT statement that will get me a list of all these ...
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Why do Partner Developer Edition orgs only have two (2) licenses?

In my day-to-day work, I'm used to spinning up Partner Developer Edition orgs for test and development of managed and unmanaged packages. I thought Partner Developer Edition came with 20 seats, but ...
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Customer Community - access to own Contact object?

Can users of Salesforce "Customer Communities" update their own Contact object? This Salesforce help page implies that they can: Salesforce - Communities User Licenses This great diagram by ...
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Salesforce OEM license restrictions for end users

When you buy AppExchange products or third-party products they often come with Salesforce licences, typicslly Salesforce Platform licences that then show up in your org under 'company information'. ...
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How to script bulk assignment of user licenses (for example, Knowledge User)?

Is there an easy way to do bulk assignment of licenses such as Knowledge User, Service Cloud User, etc., based on specified criteria? For example, assign Knowledge User license to all active users in ...
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Sencha touch and Sfdc mobile sdk.. which phonegap (and which license)?

I am about to develop a mobile app (cross-device) which will use: Sencha touch 2.3.1 and Sfdc mobile sdk 2.1 I'd need to know if the following is correct: -I must use phonegap 2.3 because that's ...
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Fetch License from sandbox

I was able to fetch Opportunities, Contacts, Accounts from sandbox through SOAP api's but I did not get how to fetch License. Could anybody please help me out? Thanks.
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Communities: are site.com licenses required?

I've started playing around with Communities in a developer instance (we have a production instance that is old enough that we can still use Customer Portals) and got it all set up fine, was able to ...
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What is the difference between a “Customer Community Login” license, and a “Customer Community” license?

Among the various Salesforce User Licenses, there exist the following Community-specific types. Customer Community Customer Community Login Partner Community Partner Community Login What is the ...
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how to increase salesforce user licenses in developer edition

I am developing custom apps for salesforce using free force.com developer account. I need to create some extra users for testing purposes. So I just wanted to ask: Whether I can increase number of ...
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What is the difference between the Salesforce Platform license and Chatter Only license?

Salesforce Platform License: Designed for users who need access to custom apps but not to standard CRM functionality. Users with this user license are entitled to use custom apps developed in your ...
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License requirements for custom app

I would like to develop an app (with custom objects and tabs) and license it to some users. These users need each their own separate data and sometimes there need to be several users for one data ...
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Get the list of users licensed for a Managed Package

I'm developing a managed package and I need the list of users with the license for the managed package within the package. Any idea on where to start will help! Overriding a standard button ...
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'Guest' vs 'Guest User License' in sites?

When I first set up a site, I am always given the option to have the the type of new site be 'Guest' or 'Guest User License'. I have not been able to find any documentation on what the difference is. ...
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User licences on Sandbox

I've not had a chance to look around a production org yet, hence these questions. Every time a new sandbox is created, are we buying a new set of licences? I understand from this answer that its a ...
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Limits for Force.com One App User license

From the help documentation i understand that there is limit of 10 customs objects for Force.com One App user license. Is there any limit on the number of custom fields per each custom object ? ...
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Is there a salesforce license that meets these portal needs?

We want to offer a customer portal that gives largely read-only access to some summary information via some custom site pages. Specifically these requirements are involved: access (read) to Account ...
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Community Licenses - Limit of custom objects

The documentation here says 10 custom objects per license. I have managed to assign more than 10 to a profile using Customer Community License and also was able to query and display data on VF page ...
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May someone let me know what kind of license I need?

I was wondering if someone may help me in terms of Salesforce license, I am really puzzle due to there are lot of docs about that even I've talked to sales departament and I think it was worst. Thing ...
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Overriding a standard button depending on whether user is licensed

I have Visualforce pages that I use to override the Contact Tab, View and Edit buttons. These pages are part of our package. The client would like users who are not licensed to use our app to be ...
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Inactive users and User licence usage

This question has been bothering me for quite a while. I've always simply assumed, "deactivating users will not increase the number of available user licences". The help document says: A ...
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Database.com Light Users and Role Hierarchy

I'm trying to figure out exactly what the differences between Light and Standard users are in database.com to figure out if it is a viable solution for something I am working on, particularly around ...
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UserInfo.isCurrentUserLicensed() equivalent in REST API (SalesforceMobileSDK-iOS)

Is there a way to get the UserInfo.isCurrentUserLicensed() value from REST Call after the User is authenticated via oAuth? My problem is I've an authenticated user in Customer's Org with a managed ...
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What is the difference between sales cloud enterprise edition and platform enterprise edition?

I have reviewed the sales cloud and platform edition comparisons. There is no direct comparison but from my understanding platform enterprise is the same as sales enterprise minus the standard CRM ...
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Is it possible to have less users in SandBox than exist in PROD?

I'm looking to reduce the cost of a FULL Sandbox. The Production Org has 20 users, but I only need 2 or 3 in the SandBox. Is it possible to purchase SandBox licenses for say 3 users, create the ...
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portal to communities migration licenses

I'm testing out Chatter Communities in a dev org. The org previously had Customer Portal enabled. According to this (page 5) ...
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Allocate (deallocate) managed package licenses to users via Apex

Our salesforce is integrated with a third party that activates and deactivates users on a daily basis. Given this situation, it would be ideal that licenses for managed packages are ...