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does the person asking a confluence questions counts as user in the license?

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Davin Studer Community Champion Aug 14, 2014

A user is someone who has the "can use" permission set. This is set in Confluence Global Permissions. It can be assigned to groups or to users directly.

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so what happens for user unamous ? can they ask questions?

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As of https://confluence.atlassian.com/display/QUESTIONS/Permissions

Anonimous users can veiw, but not ask, vote or answer on questions

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Does that mean that an anonymous user has to be a registered user and therefore one seat on the licence?

As the workaround - you can create a public user (put the login and password on the dashboard) with limited permissions - and call him anonumous. So that will be only 1 user that can count into your licnence - but you will be open to spam / improper usage / etc and will not know who did that. So you should think about security for such approach.

see that was my initial though. I will have customer's asking questions and looking at information but, do not want to count as license as they might just come in ask a question and leave and probably not come back again. Will it work if a person gets a license ask a question delete their account and let another use that same # of the license?

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