RE: EM Database Control Licensing Info

  • From: "Allen, Brandon" <Brandon.Allen@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: "d cheng" <dc4oracle@xxxxxxxxx>, <niall.litchfield@xxxxxxxxx>, <oracle-l@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 13 Jul 2006 09:36:38 -0700

Keep in mind, I believe you are allowed to use all the packs for 30 days
under the development license that comes with the download, and there is
no separate installation required for them.  They are installed whether
you want/license/use them or not.  So you can take them for a test drive
and then decide if you want to license them or not.  As far as I
understand - Oracle just trusts you to not use them if you haven't
licensed them and I'm sure their lawyers wouldn't be too gentle with you
if they caught you running them w/o a license, but I've never heard any
stories about how that actually goes in real life - maybe someone on the
list has a story to share?
Disclaimer:  I am not a lawyer and do not represent Oracle in anyway so
please read the license carefully that comes with your software to
verify whether you can really run the packs for 30 days or not.
If I'm wrong someone please correct me.

Niall Litchfield <niall.litchfield@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

        absolutely correct. 
        On 7/13/06, d cheng <dc4oracle@xxxxxxxxx> wrote: 

                So even if we only installed the DB Control (not GRID
Control), we still need to disable access to the various Packs if we
didn't install them and are not licensed to use them ?

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