Advisory: 'License exceeded' warning after upgrading to SafeGuard Enterprise 6.1

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  • Updated: 19 May 2014


When launching the Management Console a warning is displayed: Your license is exceeded. As a consequence, the policy distribution to SafeGuard Clients gets disabled. 

First seen in

SafeGuard Management Center / Local Policy Editor 6.10.0


When upgrading the SafeGuard Enterprise backend to version 6.10, the license may be invalidated and replaced with the "Sophos SafeGuard® Evaluation License".

What To Do

If you experience this issue you must re-import the license file as follows:

  1. Open the Management Center and go to 'Users/Computers'.
  2. In the left pane select 'Root'.
  3. In the window on the right hand side select 'Licenses'.
  4. Click on 'Import license file'.



You can find the link to download the license file on your license information pdf. 

If the license file or license information is not available anymore, please contact your Sales contact to receive a copy.

If you need more information or guidance, then please contact technical support.

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