Business Central, on–premises applications are assigned licenses that are dedicated to a named user or device.Business Central,on–premises offers two types of access licenses: Named Client Access Licenses (CALs),only available under the Perpetual Licensing model, and User Subscription Access Licenses (SALs),only available under the Subscription Licensing model.
With Perpetual Licensing, you license the desired solution functionality and access to that functionality is secured by licensing access licenses. It is easy for small and midsize businesses to get quickly and affordably started with Perpetual Licensing. The Essentials user gives customers all setup utilities, provides usage rights to core financial, sales and opportunity, supply chain and inventory,and project management functionalities. The Premium user include everything in the Essentials user, plus service management and manufacturing. Under Perpetual Licensing, customers license full access to the solution with full named CALs and limited access to the solution with Team Members and Device CALs. When assigning security rights to users, the system administrator will designate each user as a full, Team Members, or a device user.Note, Essentials and Premium users may not be mixed and matched. Customers must license Essentials or Premium users but not both. Customers may move their users from Essentials to Premium if they move all users at one time. Contact your ROC for more information.Customers must acquire and assign an access license to each user that accesses the ERP solution directly or indirectly.