I got an audit notice. What should I do?

Getting an audit notice of any sort is never fun. The same holds true when you receive one from Oracle’s License Management Services (LMS). Responding carefully and thoughtfully can have a profound impact on the overall course of the audit. For starters, we...

The anatomy of an Oracle LMS license audit

Oracle license audits are conducted by Oracle’s License Management Services (LMS). It is important to note that only LMS can conduct an official Oracle license audit. Customers are contractually required to comply “reasonably” with an LMS audit...

What causes an Oracle license audit?

Oracle’s agreements (usually) include an audit clause that give Oracle the right to audit its customers. This is typical with most software vendors. Oracle’s license audits are carried out by its License Management Services (LMS) team.   The actual cause...