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|title||Trials for On-Premises SBC SWe Lite Deployments|
The instructions on this page refer to trials undertaken in a public cloud context, such as Microsoft Azure, as opposed to an on-premises deployment within a Virtual Machine Monitor (i.e. Microsoft Hyper-V/VMware ESXi/KVM). For an on-premises trial, refer to SBC SWe Lite Trial Offer for On-Premises Deployment.
|title||No support or Maintenance for Trial-enabled SBC SWe Lite Instances|
The is not subject to any services, maintenance or support from . Maintenance and support is available for an SBC SWe Lite deployed with one or more production licenses. Contact Ribbon Sales when you are ready to acquire a production license.
|title||Not For Resale (NFR) Option Available|
| offers an NFR (Not For Resale) configuration of the for additional features beyond those available with the trial license; contact Ribbon sales for additional information.|
in Microsoft Azure... With No Obligation To Buy!
offers a no obligation trial license to potential customers/partners to evaluate the
. The trial license presents a set of complimentary features within the context of a public cloud (e.g. Microsoft Azure
deployment. The no obligation trial license activates:
- 5 complimentary SIP↔SIP signaling sessions
- 3 media sessions with media manipulation (transcoding, encryption)
- 5 SIP device registrations.
- The complimentary features are not intended for production (live customer) deployments, but are intended only for trial or demonstration purposes.
The running the Release 8.0 software or later offers the trial license-enabled features in two ways:
When you are ready to commit to the powerful and flexible production version of
recommends acquiring a new instance of the
, along with the desired feature licenses required to support a production deployment (i.e., live customer traffic). Contact Ribbon
sales or an authorized
partner for more information.
Ready to Start Your
Trial in Microsoft Azure?
Trial-Related Deployment Sequence
|1||Public Cloud (Microsoft Azure) SBC SWe Lite Trial Deployment Steps|
Follow to prepare Azure to host the .
NOTE: recommends the use of the Azure Portal wizard, as opposed to PowerShell (for simplicity).
Follow Deploying an SBC SWe Lite via Azure Marketplace up to and including initial setup to deploy the from the Azure Marketplace. Do not execute any instructions beyond initial setup, such as those related to obtaining licenses.
NOTE: recommends the use of the Azure Portal wizard, as opposed to PowerShell, for simplicity.
After initial setup and upon first login, the Easy Configuration Wizard is displayed. Ribbon recommends for trial purposes to use the wizard for a sample call scenario, such as Microsoft Teams Direct Routing. To enable and place a test call, follow the instructions, here: Best Practice - Running Microsoft Teams Direct Routing when SBC SWe Lite is Hosted in Azure.
|1||Teams Direct Routing with SBC Based in Azure|
Do You Wish to Extend Your Trial?
The Release 8.0 software offers a 30 day time-limited embedded trial license, as shown below. Ribbon also offers the option to extend the availability of the trial features indefinitely.
Access the Current Licenses screen to verify the availability of the 30 day time-limited trial license-enabled feature set. If the time-limited trial feature set is available, take note of expiration date (under the Feature Expiration column). Prior to expiration, plan to obtain and apply a permanent trial license (the SBC-SWELITE-TRIAL-CLOUD SKU). Refer to Obtaining and Installing a Permanent SWe Lite Trial License.
|Valid embedded license|
|Valid embedded license|
|1||Active Features via 30-Day Time-Limited Embedded Trial License|
If the Current Licenses screen is unavailable (see screen below) and you have not completed your evaluation of the in Azure, generate and apply a new permanent trial license (the SBC-SWELITE-TRIAL-CLOUD SKU). Refer to Obtaining and Installing a Permanent SWe Lite Trial License.
|1||Expired 30-Day Time-Limited Embedded Trial License Features|
Finished Your Trial?
welcomes feedback about your Azure-based trial experience. Contact Ribbon sales or an authorized partner at https://ribboncommunications.com/company/get-help/how-buy.