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How do SQL Server Developer Edition licenses work? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my software licensing question? We want to have a Development, Integration, and Production SQL Server at my company with about 20 developers having ...
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ASA A/S with CSC Module requirements? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my software licensing question? Last weekend we tryed to cluster two ASA5510 in an active / Standby szenario. Unfortunatelly it failed, because one ...
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How can we keep an organized inventory of server hardware, virtual guests, software licenses and associated services?

We frequently need to figure out questions like: What services would be affected if we bring down a server x? When does license x expire? Which KVM guests are on host x? Can our VMWare license ...
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How to change MSDN install of Win Server 2003 so it will accept a volume license key [closed]

I installed a server with the wrong media (MSDN) I should have used the volume media. I know I can do a repair install with the volume media but would like to avoid this. Does anyone know a way to ...
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What's more cost effective, Hosting your web startup on Foss or Windows? [closed]

Not coming from the windows world, I'm confused about licensing. I think my knowledge may be out of date. Before we gave up with windows web servers (IIS 2), we used to have to pay Client Access ...
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Do non-IIS web servers running on Windows 2008 Server require Client Access Licenses? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my software licensing question? For web applications I would like to run a JBoss AS on a 64 Bit Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard system. Does the ...
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Central management of Microsoft licenses

We're in the process of consolidating all our developer systems into a single windows domain and auditing all our internally used software. For Microsoft software is there any tool/tools to allow ...
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Under what license cloud providers offer windows instances? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my software licensing question? I am wondering which license does those cloud providers use for their windows instances they provide? I mean suppose ...
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windows server CLT vs CAL [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my software licensing question? What's the difference between windows server CAL and CLT license for attached workstations? For example i have ...
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License Management [closed]

I work at an architectural firm, and our users use a lot of Adobe products or AutoCAD products. We deploy most software through SCCM, and we have a finite amount of licenses to use. We need to ...
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Licensing of Windows in backed-up virtual machines [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my software licensing question? If I have a development environment running in (for example) three VMWare virtual machines, each one containing a ...
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individual license to volume license [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my software licensing question? My company has about 100 computer each using individual licenses for Microsoft Office and Windows. We are looking to ...
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Can a Windows 7 Ultimate product key be used for virtual machines as well? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my software licensing question? I have Windows 7 Ultimate running on my computer, and I thought I would set up a few virtual machines to help me ...
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TS 2008 Per User CAL Report

I am having an issue with a Win7 machine rdping into a windows server 2008 std TS server. I get the following error in the event log when I try logging in. Event ID 1004 The terminal server ...
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Can we run a mix of vSphere Standard and Advanced but still use Advanced features?

We have a vSphere cluster of 4 ESXi servers licensed for Standard. We want to purchase some Advanced licenses so that we can use the Fault Tolerance feature in vSphere, but we don't want to upgrade ...
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Can I use SQL Server tools (like Management Studio, profiler) on any number of computers? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my software licensing question? We have bought SQL Server Enterprise version. Can we install client tools on any number of computers to connect to ...
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From vSphere Essentials Plus Kit to 4 hosts [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my software licensing question? We are thinking about getting the VMware essentials plus kit for 3 hosts, but in far future we would like to manage ...
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Citrix XenApp 6, cannot connect to licenceserver

i try to install Citrix XenApp, first install Webinterface und XenApp to one Server and licence-manager to an other server. I can connect to Port 27000 on licenceserver with telnet and can go to ...
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Clients getting sent wrong Term Serv CAL, getting Temp instead of installed CAL

I have Win Server 2008R2 with RDS role and then another 2008R2 DC that is also the license server. When I first installed the RDS server I did not have CAL licenses at the time so the users were ...
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how is oracle solaris-11licensed?

can this be used in a corporate LAB? as a storage server for DEV&TEST, not production. free to use for; 1.Developing 2.Testing 3.Prototyping 4.Demonstrating your applications how are the ...
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Microsoft Action Pack vs Technet [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my software licensing question? I have debated for a couple of years whether or not to purchase Microsoft's Action Pack (took the tests, and ...
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Can I use the free VMWare Player for work? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my software licensing question? I was never good at reading and understanding commercial licenses, so I would like to ask a question. I just started ...
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TechNet, licensing and virtual machines (VM) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my software licensing question? I have a TechNet Subscription and have (1) Windows Server 2008 product key. It says this type is MultipleActivation. ...
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Hosting Hyper-V VMs to customers [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my software licensing question? So simple enough question really, I hope. I'm a little confused by Microsoft's licencing, go figure eh. I'm maybe ...
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Display or install Windows product key on command line

We are currently in the process of setting up several Windows HPC clusters using Windows 2008 HPC R2. We would like to be able to perform Windows licensing commands across the clusters via the ...
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Multicore license: ESX Vs Citrix Xenserver [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my software licensing question? VMware ESX is free for upto 6 cores per CPU only Vsphere Advanced version is required for 12 CPU cores does ...
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Sharepoint Foundation License Costs [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my software licensing question? This question keeps getting asked however I could never get a straight answer. So I'm asking it clearer: If I have ...
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windows 2003 server licence issues [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my software licensing issue? I have a 2003 R2 std OEM English Licence Can I use it in the same machine, but installing from a spanish std retail ...
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Microsoft Office Volume License - Where to buy [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my software licensing question? I need to buy Microsoft Office for about 10 computers for one of my clients. Can anyone recommend where I can buy ...
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Microsoft licensing and IT test servers [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my software licensing question? It's pretty common to hear people recommend using a "test server" for testing everything from backup/restore to ...
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SQL Server 1 processor license on dual processor system? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my software licensing question? Can I run a 1 processor license of SQL Server on a 2 processor system without breaking the license ? I'm not talking ...
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Can I use my Microsoft Technet product keys after my subscription expires? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my software licensing question? Can I use my Microsoft Technet Product Keys after my subscription expires? I'm coming due in a couple of months and ...
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Microsoft Licensing for the small business [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my software licensing question? I run a small it shop with roughly 60 PCs currently. We add about 5 to 10 new employees annually. Up to this point, ...
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Where do you buy your Microsoft software licenses? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my software licensing question? Our company needs to buy Microsoft software Licenses for our project soon and I there are so many places to buy I ...
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MS Office 2010 Licensing requirements in on Terminal Server [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my software licensing question? I have a client that would like to upgrade MS Access on his TS to 2010. From the research I have done, it appears ...
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How do I know how many CAL (Client Access Licenses) we have?

A former employee at our company bought a number of Exchange CALs for outlook. We can no longer get a hold of that former employee and we want to make sure we have enough. We are pretty sure we need ...
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Are you Familiar with the Microsoft 'Internal Use' License? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my software licensing question? So I'd like to make sure we're keeping with the spirit and letter of the various licenses we have. Some of our ...
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Best/Cheapest way to buy five microsoft office licences (2010 ed.)s [closed]

Can anyone give me some hints on the best/cheapest way to buy five Microsoft office licences (2010 ed.) for a charity?
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What windows licence can I purchase to run a web service in intranet? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my software licensing question? One of my customers wants me to provide my web-app to be installed in his local area network, behind the firewall - ...
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Any Microsoft SQL Server 2008 licensing restrictions on usage? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my software licensing question? Does Microsoft have any problems with HOW I USE SQL Server Standard Edition 2008? I plan on using it to aggregate my ...
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SQL Server Licensing [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my software licensing question? We are looking at moving our fractured code base that uses MySQL in some places and SQL Server in other places. I'm ...
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General questions regarding CALs and WS 2003 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my software licensing question? I have a few questions regarding CALs and Windows Server 2003: 1 - what happens if you join more computers to the ...
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“Upgrading” SQL Server 2008 180-day Evaluation to Licenced Standard Edition

I run into the same issue as someone who posted this question on experts-exchange.com (couldn't read the answer though as I don't have an account there): {Quote Begin} I noticed that the 180-day ...
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Do I need to transfer Server license CALs to new Domain Controller during AD transition? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my software licensing question? I have an old Server 2003 domain controller I'm ready to decommission. I notice in Server 2003 there is a Licensing ...
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SQL 2008 Web Edition for Intranet web sites [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my software licensing question? Can I use the SQL 2008 Web Edition for internal web sites (intranet), used only internally from my company, and not ...
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Virtual desktops on Windows Server 2008 [closed]

I've been asked to setup a Windows server, and also help purchase it. I am in academia, so educational discounts apply. However, we do not have an unlimited budget; it's around $6k. I'm looking for ...
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Transferring an SQL Processor License to a virtual hosted environment [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my software licensing question? My company is currently hosting a service in-house, and we want to move to an externally hosted environment. We ...
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Use Windows Software with the least amount of Windows OS licenses [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my software licensing question? So as we slowly move towards web applications my company still has some legacy Windows applications we need to ...
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Installing Windows 7 Upgrade Based on Windows 2000 License - can it be done? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my software licensing question? I have a few PCs on which I have Windows 2000 Installed. I have recently decided to upgrade to Windows 7 (Home or ...
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SQL Server 2008 R2 memory limit per instance or server?

I'm getting ready to deploy a new SQL server and realized that the memory limit of SQL Server 2008 R2 is supposedly 64GB of RAM (http://www.microsoft.com/sqlserver/en/us/product-info/compare.aspx). ...