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There are two types of software agreements: Software License Agreement and Software Maintenance & Support Agreement. A Software License Agreement describes the terms and conditions of a software license. A Software Maintenance & Support Agreement describes the terms and conditions of the maintenance and support for a software license.
All agreements can have effective start dates and expiration dates. These dates are used to help identify when a contract is going to expire. For more details, see Understanding contract expiration indicators.
Software agreements can be given a cost center, a location, an organization, and a supplier. Use them to relate agreements to a purchasing group as you would with a software license.
Software License Agreements can have parent-child relationships so that a master agreement can have subsidiary agreements. Use the Hierarchy tab to create parent-child relationships on a Software License Agreement.
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