Additionally, Office SharePoint Server Trial with Enterprise Client Access License, or a similar product, is displayed on the Convert License page.
The following will be seen in Microsoft Office Project Server 2007:
"Trial Version Has Expired"
The following page error will be seen by Microsoft Office Project Server 2007 users:
Note One of these updates must be deployed on all SharePoint servers that are part of a SharePoint Server Farm.
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After you install one of these updates, you do not have to redeploy the service pack. For information about how to deploy this update, please see the Microsoft TechNet article on how to deploy server updates: For more information about how to download Microsoft support files, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
The updates that are described here are included in any Office SharePoint Server 2007 Cumulative Update Server Hotfix Package (MOSS server-package) released after June 2009.
To resolve this issue manually, type the product key on the Convert License Type page. To do this, follow these steps:
NOTE: If Microsoft Office Project Server 2007 is integrated in the environment then the patch will be required rather than the below manual steps
- Click Start, point to All Programs, point to Administrative Tools, and then click SharePoint 3.0 Central Administration.
- Click the Operations tab.
- Click Convert License Type.
- In the Enter the Product Key text box, type your product identification number, and then click OK.
If you do not have your product key, you can retrieve it by logging on to the Volume Licensing Service Center.
Note The manual solution will not work for Microsoft Search Server 2008 Express because this product does not use a product key.
If the Convert License Type page no longer indicates that you are in trial mode, the update was successfully installed.
A: If multiple SKUs are installed, you must provide the product key for the most inclusive product. Use the product key of the product that is listed highest in the following ordered list:
- Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007
- Search Server 2008, Search Server 2008 Express, or Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 for Search
- Microsoft Office Project Server 2007
Article ID: 971620 - Last Review: Apr 8, 2011 - Revision: 1