Customers can obtain the Commercial, Trial/Temporary, GFI Unlimited license to manage the Kerio Connect installation. The license has an expiration period and defines the number of user seats.
Extending the expired, trial, or NFR license key services requires processing and update from the GFI servers' side and local Kerio Connect.
Merging multiple license keys is done manually by GFI Partners/Distributors or Sales directly. Issues with the cost of license subscription renewal are falling under GFI Partners' scope.
The license key information should be updated as per the new Company or end-customer needs. In order to request the license update, the license key number should be provided to the GFI Partner or Sales representative.
Obtaining the license key
Because of the Licensing policies, all the Commercial license keys are processed through GFI Partners. In order to get the actual license.key file, it's recommended to visit the Kerio Product registration page and follow the license wizard as instructed in Manually Update the Product Registration.
To get the Trial or Temporary License key, you can register for a Trial using the GFI Website. Simply visit the downloads page and click Try free for 30 days button under the respective product.
Extending the license key
All end-customers licenses should be requested to be extended or prolonged using GFI Sales Partner. In case, the Reseller wants to renew the license, they need to contact Distributors. If the Distributor is willing to extend the licenses, it's advisable to Find the nearest Partner or the GFI Sales can be contacted directly.
IMPORTANT: if the end-customer doesn't have a Reseller/Distributor, it's recommended to contact GFI Sales directly.
NFR license keys are only reserved for partner use. The new partner will receive a 3-month subscription for GFI Unlimited. Partners must complete two (2) sales transactions per year to qualify for renewal. GFI Unlimited NFR includes the product with 25 user seat license. For more information, please refer to GFI Partner Not For Resale (NFR) License Details.
User Seats, Merge Requests and Renewal Cost
For the above requests, the first Contact point is authorized GFI partners. The Channel Partners will be able to address your requests and answer these specific queries.
For more information regarding user accounts, please refer to Creating User Accounts in Kerio Connect.
In order to change the Operating System for the license key, please follow Changing the license OS.
To be aware of effects for the expired license services, please refer to License expiration in Kerio Connect.