As of Deadline 10.1.23.6, Draft no longer requires a license, but the floating license portal on AWS does not add Draft licenses to the license files.
If you are under production or cannot upgrade Deadline to the Draft free version (10.1.23.6) and want to stay on a older version, you can follow the below steps to patch Deadline to run Draft free.
You would need to replace the existing files with the ones from a 10.1.23.6 and later Repository. Here's how:
Make a backup of the old draft and put it elsewhere in case we need to roll back this change:
Download the free version of Draft from this forum thread.
Unzip the download to the DeadlineRepository10 directory. Make sure that the new files appear here:
In case of any questions or concerns on this, feel free to reach out to Thinkbox Support or post on the forum thread.