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Licensing

Cloud
MICROS
Database
FusionMiddleware
Applications
OperatingSystems&
Infrastructure

UserMinimums
UserMinimumsrefertotheminimumuser
requirementsidentifiedbytheLicenseDefinitions
describedbelow.Ifyouhaveanyquestionsaboutyour
licensegrantoraboutuserminimumrequirements,
pleasecontactanOracleSalesRepresentative.
ForOracleDatabaseProducts
Youcaneitherlicenseby:

Servers
NetworkingandDataCenter
FabricProducts
Desktops
StorageandTape

NamedUserPlus
Processor
UserMinimumswhenlicensingbyNamedUser
Plus

EngineeredSystems
SystemComponents

Program

NamedUserPlusMinimum

SpareParts

Oracle
Database
Enterprise
Edition

25NamedUsersPlusperProcessor

Oracle
Database
Standard
Edition

5NamedUsersPlus*

Oracle
Database
Enterprise
Edition
Options
and
Enterprise
Managers

EnterpriseEditionOptions&Enterprise
Managersmustmatchthenumberof
licensesoftheassociatedOracle
DatabaseEnterpriseEdition.In
addition,aminimumof25NamedUser
PluslicensesperProcessormustbe
met.AssociatedDatabaseisdefinedas
thedatabase(s)whichis(are)being
managedbytheoption.

Allother
Oracle
Database
products

1NamedUserPlus

Oracle
Standard
Edition
One

5NamedUsersPlus**

AllProducts

*OracleDatabaseStandardEditioncanonlybe
licensedonserversthathaveamaximumcapacityof
4sockets.IflicensingbyNamedUserPlus,the
minimumis5NamedUserPluslicenses.Additionally,it
maybelicensedonasingleclusterofservers
supportinguptoamaximumoffoursockets.
**OracleStandardEditionOnemayonlybelicensed
onserversthathaveamaximumcapacityof2

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sockets.IflicensingbyNamedUserPlus,theminimum
is5NamedUserPluslicenses.
Note,forallOracleproducts,youarerequiredto
obtainlicensesbasedonyouractualsoftware
usageorOracleslicensingminimums,whichever
isgreater.FormoreinformationonOracleGlobal
PricingandLicensing,pleaseclickhere.

ProductDependencies
YoucancontactanOracleSalesRepresentativeto
ensurethatyouhavesatisfiedallproductdependency
requirements.

LicensingDefinitions
Note:Thisisanabbreviatedlistoflicensedefinitions,
forthecompleteandlegalsetofdefinitions,please
refertotheappropriateAgreementforyourlicensing.
TermDesignations
Perpetual:Ifyourprogramlicensedoesnotspecify
aterm,itisperpetualandshallcontinueunless
terminatedasotherwiseprovidedintheAgreement.
1,2,3,4,5YearTerms:Aprogramlicense
specifyinga1,2,3,4or5YearTermshall
commenceontheeffectivedateoftheorderand
shallcontinueforthespecifiedperiod.Attheendof
thespecifiedperiodtheprogramlicenseshall
terminate.
Licenses
ApplicationUser
CollaborationProgramUser
Employee/EmployeeUser
FacultyUser
FTEStudent
HostedEnvironment
NamedUserPlus/NamedUser
NonEmployeeUserExternal
Processor
Server
Socket
System
TapeDrive
Transaction

WirelessHandset
ApplicationUser:isdefinedasanindividual
authorizedbyyoutousetheapplicablelicensed
applicationprogramswhichareinstalledonasingle
serveroronmultipleserversregardlessofwhetherthe
individualisactivelyusingtheprogramsatanygiven
time.IfyoulicensetheOracleSelfServiceWork
RequestoptioninconjunctionwithOracleEnterprise
AssetManagement,youarerequiredtomaintain
licensesfortheequivalentnumberofApplicationUsers
licensedandyouaregrantedunlimitedaccessto
initiateworkrequests,viewworkrequeststatusand
viewscheduledcompletiondatesforyourentire
employeepopulation.ApplicationUserslicensedfor
OracleOrderManagementareallowedtomanually
enterordersdirectlyintotheprogramsbutanyorders
enteredelectronicallyfromothersourcesmustbe
licensedseparately.ForOracleSourcing,Oracle
iSupplierPortal,OracleServicesProcurement,
PeopleSofteSupplierConnection,PeopleSoftStrategic
SourcingandJDEdwardsSupplierSelfService
programs,usebyyourexternalsuppliersisincluded
withyourapplicationuserlicenses.
CollaborationProgramUser:isdefinedasan
individualauthorizedbyyoutousetheprogramswhich
areinstalledonasingleserveroronmultipleservers
regardlessofwhethertheindividualisactivelyusing
theprogramsatanygiventime.Forthepurposesof
countingandlicensingthenumberofBeehive
SynchronousCollaborationusers,aCollaboration
ProgramUserwithinyourcompanyisdefinedasauser
abletoinitiate,orhost,awebconferenceandalso
participateinawebconferenceallparticipantsinthe
webconferenceexternaltoyourcompanyand
attendingawebconferencearenotrequiredtobe
licensed.
Employee:isdefinedasallofyourfulltime,parttime,
temporaryemployeesandallofyouragents,
contractorsandconsultants.Thequantityofthe
licensesrequiredisdeterminedbythenumberof
Employeesandnottheactualnumberofusers.In
addition,ifyouelecttooutsourceanybusiness
function(s)toanothercompany,allofthecompany's
fulltime,parttime,temporaryemployeesandagents,
contractorsandconsultantsthatareprovidingthe
outsourcingservicesforyoumustbecountedforthe
purposesofdeterminingthenumberofEmployees.
EmployeeUser:isdefinedasanindividualauthorized
byyoutousetheprogramswhichareinstalledona
singleserverormultipleservers,regardlessofwhether
ornottheindividualisactivelyusingtheprogramsat
anygiventime.
FacultyUser:isdefinedasanactiveteachingmember
ofthefacultyforanaccreditedacademicinstitution
suchusermayonlyusetheprogramsforacademic
andnoncommercialuse.
FullTimeEquivalent(FTE)Student:isdefinedas
anyfulltimestudentenrolledinyourinstitutionandany
parttimestudentenrolledinyourinstitutioncountsas
25%ofanFTEStudent.Thedefinitionof"fulltime"and
"parttime"isbasedonyourpoliciesforstudent
classification.IfthenumberofFTEStudentsisa
fraction,thatnumberwillberoundedtothenearest
wholenumberforpurposesoflicensequantity

requirements.
HostedEnvironment:isthecombinationofsystems
andsupportingresourcesthatis(i)configuredforthe
OracleProgramsoperatingonitandforspecificuses
aspartoftheOraclePublicCloudServices,and(ii)
usedbyOracletoperformOraclePublicCloud
Services.TheHostedEnvironmentconsistsofthe
ProductionEnvironment,andanynonProduction
Environment(s),asreferencedintheapplicable
OrderingDocumentandApplicableEntitlement
Schedules.
NamedUserPlusandNamedUser:isdefinedasan
individualauthorizedbyyoutousetheprogramswhich
areinstalledonasingleserverormultipleservers,
regardlessofwhethertheindividualisactivelyusing
theprogramsatanygiventime.Alloftheremaining
provisionsofthisdefinitionapplyonlywithrespectto
NamedUserPluslicenses,andnottoNamedUser
licenses.Anonhumanoperateddevicewillbecounted
asanameduserplusinadditiontoallindividuals
authorizedtousetheprograms,ifsuchdevicescan
accesstheprograms.Ifmultiplexinghardwareor
software(e.g.,aTPmonitororawebserverproduct)is
used,thisnumbermustbemeasuredatthe
multiplexingfrontend.Automatedbatchingofdatafrom
computertocomputerispermitted.Youare
responsibleforensuringthatthenameduserplusper
processorminimumsaremaintainedfortheprograms
containedintheuserminimumtableinthelicensing
rulessectiontheminimumstableprovidesforthe
minimumnumberofnamedusersplusrequiredandall
actualusersmustbelicensed.
Forthepurposesofthefollowingprograms:
ConfigurationManagementPackforApplications,
SystemMonitoringPluginforHosts,System
MonitoringPluginforNonOracleDatabases,System
MonitoringPluginforNonOracleMiddleware,
DiagnosticsPackforNonOracleMiddleware,
ManagementPackforWebCenterSuite,Management
PackforIBMWebspherePortalandProvisioningPack,
onlytheusersoftheprogramthatisbeing
managed/monitoredarecountedforthepurposeof
determiningthenumberofNamedUserPluslicenses
required.
Forthepurposesofthefollowingprograms:Application
ManagementPackforOracleEBusinessSuite,
ApplicationChangeManagementPackforOracleE
BusinessSuite,ApplicationManagementPackfor
Siebel,andApplicationManagementPackfor
PeopleSoftEnterprise,allusersofthemiddleware
and/ordatabasesoftwarethatsupporttherespective
applicationprogramarecountedforthepurposeof
determiningthenumberofNamedUserPluslicenses
required.
Withrespecttothefollowingprograms:LoadTesting
forWebApplications,LoadTestingforWeb
ApplicationsDeveloperEdition,LoadTesting
AcceleratorforWebServices,andLoadTesting
AcceleratorforSiebel,eachemulatedhumanuserand
nonhumanoperateddeviceshallbeconsideredasa
virtualuserandshallbecountedwhendeterminingthe
numberofNamedUserPluslicensesrequired.
Forthepurposesofthefollowingprograms:Oracle
GoldenGate,andOracleGoldenGateforMainframe,

only(a)theusersofthedatabasefromwhichyou
capturedataand(a)theusersofthedatabasewhere
youwillapplythedatamustbecountedforthepurpose
ofdeterminingthenumberoflicensesrequired.
NonEmployeeUserExternal:isdefinedasan
individual,whoisnotyouremployee,contractoror
outsourcer,authorizedbyyoutousetheprograms
whichareinstalledonasingleserverormultiple
servers,regardlessofwhetherornottheindividualis
activelyusingtheprogramsatanygiventime.
Processor:shallbedefinedasallprocessorswhere
theOracleprogramsareinstalledand/orrunning.
Programslicensedonaprocessorbasismaybe
accessedbyyourinternalusers(includingagentsand
contractors)andbyyourthirdpartyusers.Thenumber
ofrequiredlicensesshallbedeterminedbymultiplying
thetotalnumberofcoresoftheprocessorbyacore
processorlicensingfactorspecifiedontheOracle
ProcessorCoreFactorTable.Scrolldowntolocate
OracleProcessorCoreFactorTableinPDFformat.All
coresonallmulticorechipsforeachlicensedprogram
aretobeaggregatedbeforemultiplyingbythe
appropriatecoreprocessorlicensingfactorandall
fractionsofanumberaretoberoundeduptothenext
wholenumber.WhenlicensingOracleprogramswith
StandardEditionOneorStandardEditioninthe
productname,aprocessoriscountedequivalenttoan
occupiedsockethowever,inthecaseofmultichip
modules,eachchipinthemultichipmoduleiscounted
asoneoccupiedsocket.
Forexample,amulticorechipbasedserverwithan
OracleProcessorCoreFactorof0.25installedand/or
runningtheprogram(otherthanStandardEditionOne
programsorStandardEditionprograms)on6cores
wouldrequire2processorlicenses(6multipliedbya
coreprocessorlicensingfactorof.25equals1.50,
whichisthenroundeduptothenextwholenumber,
whichis2).Asanotherexample,amulticoreserverfor
ahardwareplatformnotspecifiedintheOracle
ProcessorCoreFactorTableinstalledand/orrunning
theprogramon10coreswouldrequire10processor
licenses(10multipliedbyacoreprocessorlicensing
factorof1.0forAllothermulticorechipsequals10).
Forthepurposesofthefollowingprogram:Healthcare
TransactionBase,onlytheprocessorsonwhich
InternetApplicationServerEnterpriseEditionand
HealthcareTransactionBaseprogramsareinstalled
and/orrunningmustbecountedforthepurposeof
determiningthenumberoflicensesrequired.
Forthepurposesofthefollowingprograms:iSupport,
iStoreandConfigurator,onlytheprocessorsonwhich
InternetApplicationServer(StandardEditionand/or
EnterpriseEdition)andthelicensedprogram(e.g.,
iSupport,iStoreand/orConfigurator)arerunningmust
becountedforthepurposeofdeterminingthenumber
oflicensesrequiredforthelicensedprogramunder
theselicensesyoumayalsoinstalland/orrunthe
licensedprogramontheprocessorswherealicensed
OracleDatabase(StandardEditionand/orEnterprise
Edition)isinstalledand/orrunning.
Forthepurposesofthefollowingprograms:
ConfigurationManagementPackforApplications,
SystemMonitoringPluginforHosts,System
MonitoringPluginforNonOracleDatabases,System

MonitoringPluginforNonOracleMiddleware,
DiagnosticsPackforNonOracleMiddleware,
ManagementPackforWebCenterSuite,Management
PackforIBMWebspherePortalandProvisioningPack,
onlytheprocessorsonwhichtheprogramthatisbeing
managed/monitoredarerunningmustbecountedfor
thepurposeofdeterminingthenumberoflicenses
required.
Forthepurposesofthefollowingprograms:Application
ManagementPackforOracleEBusinessSuite,
ApplicationChangeManagementPackforOracleE
BusinessSuite,ApplicationManagementPackfor
Siebel,andApplicationManagementPackfor
PeopleSoft,allprocessorsonwhichthemiddleware
and/ordatabasesoftwarethatsupporttherespective
applicationprogramarerunningmustbecountedfor
thepurposeofdeterminingthenumberoflicenses
required.
Forthepurposesofthefollowingprograms:Data
IntegratorEnterpriseEdition,DataIntegratorand
ApplicationAdapterforDataIntegration,Informatica
PowerCenterandPowerConnectAdapters,Application
AdaptersforDataIntegration,andApplicationAdapter
forWarehouseBuilderfor:PeopleSoft,OracleE
BusinessSuite,Siebel,andSAP,onlytheprocessor(s)
onwhichthetargetdatabaseisrunningmustbe
countedforthepurposeofdeterminingthenumberof
licensesrequired.
Forthepurposesofthefollowingprogram:AuditVault
CollectionAgent,onlytheprocessorsofthedatabase
sourcesfromwhichauditdataiscollectedmustbe
countedforthepurposeofdeterminingthenumberof
licensesrequired.
Forthepurposesofthefollowingprogram:InMemory
DatabaseCache,onlytheprocessorsonwhichthe
TimesTenInMemoryDatabasecomponentoftheIn
MemoryDatabaseCacheprogramisinstalledand/or
runningmustbecountedforthepurposeof
determiningthenumberoflicensesrequired.
Forthepurposesofthefollowingprograms:Oracle
GoldenGate,andOracleGoldenGateforMainframe,
only(a)theprocessorsrunningthedatabasefrom
whichyoucapturedataand(b)theprocessorsrunning
thedatabasewhereyouwillapplythedatamustbe
countedforthepurposeofdeterminingthenumberof
licensesrequired.
ProcessorCalculations
Thetotalnumberofprocessors(seeabovefor
definitionofaprocessor)needediscalculatedby
addingthenumberofprocessorsineachcomputer
wheretheprogramsareinstalledand/orrunning.
Example1:YouarelicensingtheOracleDatabase
EnterpriseEditionfor1computerwhichhas2
processors.Howmanyprocessorsdoyouneed?
(1computerx2processors)=2processorsforeach
programthatyoulicenseforthiscomputer.
Example2:YouarelicensingOracleDatabase
EnterpriseEditionforyourentireenvironment4

computerseachwith1processorand1computerwith
8processors.Howmanyprocessorsdoyouneed?
4computersx1processor=4processors1computer
x8processors=8processorsTotal:12processors
Server:isdefinedasthecomputeronwhichthe
programsareinstalled.AServerlicenseallowsyouto
usethelicensedprogramonasinglespecified
computer.
Socket:isdefinedasaslotthathousesachip(ora
multichipmodule),whichcontainsacollectionofone
ormorecores.Regardlessofthenumberofcores,
eachchip(ormultichipmodule)countsasasingle
socket.AlloccupiedsocketsonwhichtheOracle
programsisinstalledand/orrunningmustbelicensed.
System:isdefinedasthecomputeronwhichthe
EnterpriseLinuxprogramsareinstalled.
Supportedsystemisdefinedas(i)asystemtowhich
youintendtoapplyorhaveappliedservicesreceived
aspartoftheEnterpriseLinuxsupportserviceatthe
specifiedservicelevelinyourorderincludingupdates,
patches,fixes,securityalerts,workarounds,
configuration,installationassistanceor(ii)asystemto
whichyouintendtosubmitorhavesubmitted
informationtoOracleseekingserviceattheservice
levelspecifiedinyourorder.
TapeDrive:isdefinedasmechanicaldevicesusedto
sequentiallywrite,readandrestoredatafrommagnetic
tapemedia.Typicallyused,butnotlimitedto,data
protectionandarchivalpurposes,tapedrivesare
deployedeitherasastandaloneunit(s)orhoused
withinarobotictapelibrary.Examplesoftapedrive
includebutarenotlimitedto,LinearTapeOpen(LTO),
DigitalLinearTape(DLT),AdvancedIntelligentType
(AIT),QuarterInchCartridge(QIC),DigitalAudioTape
(DAT),and8mmHelicalScan.Forcloudbased
backups,Oraclecountseachparallelstreamor
RecoveryManager(RMAN)channelasequivalenttoa
tapedrive.
Transaction:isdefinedaseachsetofinteractionsthat
isinitiatedbyanapplicationuserrecordedbyOracle
EnterpriseManagertocaptureavailabilityand
performancemetricsusedincalculatingservicelevels.
Forexample,thefollowingsetofinteractionswould
representonetransaction:login,searchcustomer,log
out.
WirelessHandset:isdefinedasamobile
communicationsdevicesuchasamobiletelephone,
PDA,orpagingdevice,thathasasprimaryfunctions
wirelessvoicecommunicationsanddataservices
providedthroughaserviceprovider.

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