Use a copy of a production database for testing in SQL developer

Tomas Lindstén 21 Reputation points

Is it allowed to use a copy of a production database in SQL Developer, that only will be used for testing purpose in a specific test (non-production) enviroment?
The database will be deleted after testing is done.

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  1. YufeiShao-msft 7,046 Reputation points

    Hi @Tomas Lindstén ,

    It seems your question is more about license. I suggest that you can consult professionals in this area. For detailed information about the license issue, please call 1-800-426-9400, Monday through Friday, 6:00 A.M. to 6:00 P.M. (Pacific Time) to speak directly to a Microsoft licensing specialist. For international customers, please use the to find contact information in your locations. For Volume Licensing Service Support, please use the to contact information for your country.


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  1. Erland Sommarskog 99,626 Reputation points MVP

    This is a forum for technical questions, and for authoritative answers about licensing you should contact your Microsoft representative.

    However, in this particular case, I'm quite confident that the answer is yes.

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