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Best practice managing EPiServer license


EPiServer displays a warning when the license is expired, like earlier today. See tweet from

If the license expires why display it for the user to see, isn't it better to display the warning for the admins and editors to see?

Does EPIServer warn you about license about to expire? not? 

What are the best practices for handling the EPiServer license? To keep them valid at all times.


A side question, does the expired license cause any trouble for the EPIServer functionality?



Jan 31, 2017 15:35

"Regular" licenses do not expire, so this shouldn't really be a problem. But I do agree that if something like this happens, it should give some kind of warning to the site owner before affecting the end user. 

The error itself is only injected html/css, but can affect functionality when it's injected at a bad place giving. Have seen it injected in css/js-files which has caused the site and edit mode to be unusable.

Jan 31, 2017 15:58

Per Nergård blogged about a scheduled job that sends email notifications when the license is about to expire:

Feb 01, 2017 2:31
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