Re: NUP license

From: Mark D Powell <>
Date: Tue, 26 Aug 2008 06:54:35 -0700 (PDT)
Message-ID: <>

On Aug 26, 3:02 am, wrote:
> There are 60 Named User Plus licenses for Oracle Enterprise Edition
> 11g in the company. All these users use a production instance on a
> server with 1 processor. We are not sure if we need additional
> licenses in these cases:
> 1. If we add a second production instance, do we need to buy addition
> named user plus licenses? All the users will be the same as the users
> of the first instance.
> 2. We are going to install a new application on the same server that
> also uses Oracle Enterprise Edition 11g database. All the physical
> users of the new applications will be the same that use the first
> instance. Do we need to buy additional 60 Named User Plus licenses?
> 3. Also we are planning to install a production instance to another
> server with 1 processor. Again all the users are the same. We hope
> that as Named User plus license is multi server (as written in the
> Oracle investment guide) and minimum on the both servers is met
> (25+25), we can use the 60 Named User Plus licenses that we already
> have. Are we right? Or do we need to buy additional 60 Named User Plus
> licenses?
> Thank you,
> Elvira

I think you are OK as long as the total combined number of distinct users for all databases on the server is less than or equal to 60, but the best source for license information is probably directly from Oracle:

Read what the referenced document says.

HTH -- Mark D Powell -- Received on Tue Aug 26 2008 - 08:54:35 CDT

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