License Manager

Definition of License Manager in The Network Encyclopedia.

What is License Manager?

A Microsoft Windows NT administrative tool used to manage licenses for Microsoft BackOffice products on a network.

You can use License Manager to do the following:

  • Add or delete client access licenses (CALs) for BackOffice products
  • Create license groups
  • Display licensing information
  • Change licensing from Per Server to Per Seat (one-time conversion)

License Manager can manage licensing on a local machine or over a network.

Graphic L-4. License Manager.


To configure replication of a server’s licensing information to an enterprise server, use the Licensing tool in Control Panel.