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 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 ...
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Sites Data Licenses and High Volume Portal Licenses

I'm working with an Architect who has a client with High Volume Licenses that wants to develop a new site for use by contract employees to submit forms related to Opportunity and also view Calendar ...
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Assigning Managed Package Licenses in a Sandbox

In our production organization, we can access the following page either through a related list on the User object (Manage Licenses) or through a link in Installed Packages next to the package. We ...
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Overage Authenticated Website User Profile has no custom object permission section

I was going through the Overage Authenticated Website User Profile and found that it doesnt have any section for Custom Object Permission. So tried to clone the same but still I cant see the section ...
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Checking to see if a user has a licence for a managed package

So I'm aware that there is a method on UserInfo called isCurrentUserLicensed which lets you check if the user running the code has a licence for a namespace that you specify, i.e. for a particular ...
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What happens if our App provider goes away?

I think this is mainly a licensing question: We're assessing a CMS app on the app exchange. I can't find any information about what happens if the company that builds/supplies/supports the app goes ...
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About Customer Portal, Authenticated Website licenses and High Volume

I've been searching online for answers surrounding the Customer Portal / Authenticated Website / High Volume Licenses of Salesforce.com. I didn't find much information on licensing or the ...
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Clients adds licenses under “My Account” --> does not update the LMA

We have clients adding seats (licenses) in their org under "My Accounts". Recurly (via Checkout) is updating the billing. But the LMA record is not updating? Example: client has 2 licences; adds 1 ...
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Ensuring Test Code Coverage when you have Insufficient Access Rights on an Object

I recently ran into an issue where we installed some Service Cloud pieces in our predominantly Sales Cloud org (including the Public Knowledge Base). This installed a few custom APEX classes and ...
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What counts as a login for login-limited licenses (Authenticated Sites / High Volume Customer Portal)?

We're re-building a webservice that previously had it's own authentication and security model baked in. Instead of having the webservice handle this we're looking at switching to using Authenticated ...
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What is the difference between the “Salesforce” and “Salesforce Platform” licenses?

When creating or editing a Salesforce User, there is a picklist field that lets you assign a specific User License. In my Developer org, there are several options, two of which are confusing to me: ...
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What are the differences between High Volume Customer Portal license and Authenticated Website license?

There are cloudy differences mentioned here, but I feel there are more differences.http://na1.salesforce.com/help/doc/en/customer_portal_manage_users.htm#CPuserlicenses What are the differences ...
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How to change a partner license to a regular CRM one?

I need to change one of my partner's license type from Partner to a regular CRM one. This isn't a standard feature, so a manual (data loader + mass update actions will be required) Has any one done ...
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Can Salesforce Platform License Users Approve via Email?

Looking for confirmation on whether users with the 'Salesforce Platform' license can approve via email. In the past, I've worked with customers where this worked, but getting an error in one ...
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Organization roles involved in listing on the AppExchange

What are the organization roles involved in publishing an application on the AppExchange and what is the purpose of each of these orgs? Example org roles: CRM ISV Organization (Business Org) ...
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Secure Communication from Managed Package Subscriber Org to LMO (License Management Org)

Unfortunately, my managed package needs the ability to enforce a limit that isn't a user license. Therefore, I need my managed package, installed in subscriber orgs, to ask my LMO (License Management ...
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Salesforce License Provisioning?

Has anyone had experience of getting SFDC to provision licences directly to a sandbox without the need to refresh the box from production?
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Negotiating with Salesforce.com [closed]

I recently purchased some additional licenses and had to negotiate terms with my rep. I was wondering if anyone had any information to make this go smoother. The standard terms they are looking for ...
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How long does it take from the time you purchase licenses to have those licenses available to assign to users?

The question is pretty straight forward. I bought some licenses yesterday and am still waiting for them to be available in my org. Is that normal? Are they usually available right away or does it take ...
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Can you have partner portal accounts on an ISV org?

We have some partners that we want to be able to have access to our SFDC org so we can track things better. We talked to our account rep but he said he wasn't sure if you can add partner portal ...
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Is it possible to migrate valid LMA License records between LMA orgs?

Has anyone out there in the ISV/OEM ecosystem ever signed up customers in one LMA org, with official License records being created, and then, say, decided to spin-off this application into a separate ...