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Can you help me with my software licensing question?

We are thinking using the built-in Windows Server VPN and use Active Directory to authenticate users. Do we need CALs to be in compliance?

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Provided that you have enough user cal's for the number of users you have, you are in compliance. You can check this by checking licensing under server manager.

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So do we need a CAL for each user in AD? –  Dan McClain Aug 16 '10 at 13:03
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@phsr - Either enough for each user, or for each machine depending on how you set up your licensing. –  MDMarra Aug 16 '10 at 13:21
    
@phsr - Users in terms of User CALs relate to human beings; if you create a user account for a service to use, or create a second account for the same person, then you don't need another CAL. I use our payroll for CAL compliance. –  Richard Gadsden Aug 27 '10 at 15:36

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