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What licenses do I need to use Cisco Meeting Server?

You will need licenses for the Cisco Meeting Server.

The following features require a license installed on the Meeting Server before they can be used:

  • Call Bridge
  • Recording
  • Streaming

From version 2.4, you no longer need to purchase a branding license to apply single or multiple branding to the WebRTC app login page, IVR messages, SIP or Lync call messages or invitation text.

The XMPP activation key is included in the Cisco Meeting Server software.

Cisco User Licensing:
Multiparty licensing is the primary licensing model used for Cisco Meeting Server; Acano Capacity Units (ACUs)  can still be purchased (now called Cisco Meeting Server Capacity Units), but cannot be used on the same Call Bridge as Multiparty licenses. Contact your Cisco sales representative if you need to migrate ACUs to Multiparty licenses.

Multiparty licensing is available in two variations: Personal Multiparty plus (PMP plus) licensing, which offers a named host license, and Shared Multiparty plus (SMP plus) licensing, which offers a shared host license. Both Personal Multiparty plus and Shared Multiparty plus licenses can be used on the same server.

For more information on activation keys and Cisco User licensing, see chapter 1 in the Cisco Meeting Server deployment guides.