Sharing Licenses with other GeneXus versions

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GeneXus licenses, though granted for a specific GeneXus version, can be used in prior GeneXus versions. 

When authorizing a GeneXus version, you are able to use previous versions without the need to authorize or transfer the licenses between them. 

So, when you get a GeneXus 17 license, you can use that with GeneXus 16, or even prior versions, as GeneXus 6.1.

However, in certain versions, you need to install some compatible upgrades, as follows:

 

Note: If you use centralized licenses (installed in a server), you will have to install a GeneXus Protection Server that can hold license keys for the latest version of GeneXus. Supported GeneXus versions are listed here: GeneXus Protection Server

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