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Sophos Central Enterprise - Converting to Master Licensing

This guide shows you the steps you need to convert the license management type to master licensing in a Central Enterprise Account.

Sophos Central Enterpise has two licensing models. More information can be found in the following article in the License models section: What is Sophos Central Enterprise


  • A Central Enterprise Account** with Super Admin permissions
  • One sub-estate with an active license

1. Convert to Enterprise Master Licenses

Log in to https://central.sophos.com with your Sophos Enterprise account. Then click on your account name in the upper right corner and select ‘Licenses’ from the drop-down menu. Click on the blue button labeled ‘Convert to Enterprise Master Licenses’.

Convert to Enterprise Master Licenses

2. Confirm the changeover

If you switch to master licensing, you will not be able to return to single licenses for each sub-estate later. Read carefully what this conversion means and then click Convert to Enterprise Master Licenses to confirm this step.

Confirm Switch to Master Licenses

3. Conversion in progress

Finally, you will be informed that the conversion to the master licenses is in progress. After the conversion has been completed, all company administrators will receive a confirmation email.

Conversion to Master Licenses in progress

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