Can I Test Copado in a Sandbox?
Copado can run in a sandbox in the same way it runs in production. Before using Copado in a sandbox (or in any other developer, production or trial org), you need to contact our Success team in order to be provisioned with all the features and licenses. This is a requirement even if you have refreshed the sandbox from a production org where Copado is installed and fully provisioned.
You can contact our Success team at firstname.lastname@example.org to request the licenses that you need for testing and provide the organization Id where you want to use Copado. The request will be evaluated by our team before any licenses are provided.
Licenses and features work in the same way as in production except for installed package licenses. There are no installed packages licenses in a sandbox. The Manage Licenses links under the Installed Packages section do not exist in sandboxes. All the users have access to the package, but only the users with any of the Copado licenses (CCM, Enterprise, CAD, etc.) will be able to perform actions with Copado.
When using a sandbox refreshed from production, please make sure you do the setup from scratch in the sandbox rather than using the setup cloned from production since this may cause issues when working with Copado. We do recommend using a developer or partial sandbox without cloning the Copado setup records and then performing the setup in the Sandbox again.