Exchange License

BAB 31 Reputation points

Hi all,

We are running Exchange Server 2016 , Want to know Can exchange server is still run without license after 180 Days.

What are the drawback of running exchange server without licenses.


Exchange Server Management
Exchange Server Management
Exchange Server: A family of Microsoft client/server messaging and collaboration software.Management: The act or process of organizing, handling, directing or controlling something.
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  1. Andy David - MVP 142.7K Reputation points MVP

    Which licenses?
    If you don't license Exchange, it will stay at standard edition.
    If you dont license the clients, it will still work but you will be in violation of licensing.

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  2. Jame Xu-MSFT 4,166 Reputation points

    Hi @BAB ,
    After 180 days of trial, you need to buy a license, otherwise there will be alarms and some functions can not be used. Some advanced features are also available if you purchase an Enterprise license. license information.

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