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Cisco IP Communicator

I want to install cisco IP communicator in my workstation and want some clarifications on licensing.

1. Does the license require for CCM server?

2. Does the client license required?

3. Can we download from software downloads thro CCO and use unlimited client installations and configure?

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Re: Cisco IP Communicator

1) The Windows or Call Manager 4.x train does require a server license for IP Communicator and IP Phones. However, when the Call Manager software is initially purchased, the purchase price includes client access licensing for as many clients as the platform can support. Therefore there are no additional license charges on the server side.

Call Manager 5.x or the Linux train does require server licensing and it is enforced. The customer usually purchases a bulk number of client access licenses and each device takes away points from those licenses. The licensing can be checked In Call Manager Administration under system => licensing.

2) The client does require a license. The license comes with the purchase of the software. This is separate or additional from the server licensing above.

3) Yes the software can be downloaded from

CCO, however, the client still need to be licensed.

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