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Adding and reducing licenses

Partners can add and reduce licenses to an existing Subscription (see page xxx) at any time. If the original order for The Papaya Hire Company was for 25 Office 365 E3 licenses and they want another 5 licenses in the…

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Commitment

When a partner orders User SLs for a customer they set up a Subscription for that Online Service. This is essentially a container to which they add licenses. So, if The Papaya Hire Company want 25 Office 365 E3 licenses…

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Minimums

There is no minimum order in CSP, a partner may order just one User SL if that’s all that’s required for a customer. Don’t take this to mean that CSP is only aimed at smaller businesses, this rule is just…

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License type availability

The main license types for the Online Services available through CSP are Full User SLs and In-cloud Add-on User SLs. The To-cloud Add-on and From SA User SLs are mainly a purchasing mechanism for Enterprise Enrollment customers, although some From…

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Product availability

Just about all of the Online Services are available in CSP. The small exceptions include Microsoft 365 Apps for enterprise Device SLs (only available in the EA) and Microsoft Relationship Sales User SLs (also only available in the EA):

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BUYING ONLINE SERVICES: CSP (LEGACY)

The Cloud Solution Provider program was launched in 2016 to enable partners to sell Office 365 either as standalone licenses or as part of a partner solution. The terms of the program meant that partners were free to set the…

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On-premises use rights

Organizations licensed with Business Central SLs are licensed to install and access the Dynamics 365 Business Central on-premises server solution, with downgrade rights of the previous two versions.

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Upgrades

There are no Step-up licenses available in CSP. In the original, legacy CSP system a partner could simply reduce the number of one type of license and increase the number of another if a customer needed to move to a…

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Step-up licenses

There are no Business Central Step-up licenses available. Since Business Central is aimed at a smaller business the licenses are not available in an Enterprise Agreement where Step-up licenses are required to move from a lower edition to a higher…

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