You can register any number of users in Alfresco (see Setting up Alfresco authentication and security) and a license is only consumed when the registered user logs in to Alfresco and is authorized.
- Never Authorized: Specifies that the user has been registered but never logged in to Alfresco.
- Authorized: Specifies that the user has successfully logged in to Alfresco.
- Deauthorized: Specifies that the Administrator has removed the user from the authorization list.
If a user attempts to login for the first time and the user license limit has been exceeded, the login attempt will fail.