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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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). ...
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After upgrading to 2008 R2 Enterprise and installing more RAM, Windows can only see 4.00 GB

(I have also posted this on technet but I'm running out of ideas) I've upgraded from Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard to Enterprise in order to make use of more RAM. The server previously had 32GB of ...
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What's the most cost effective way of purchasing Office 2010 for 40 PCs? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my software licensing question? We have 40 PCs currently running Office XP Standard (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook). We're finally looking to ...
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Windows 7 CD keys, are they interchangable? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my software licensing question? I am talking about during installation. Using regular licensing, not volume licensing. Amongst OSes of the same ...
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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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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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Upgrade Windows web server 2008 64 bit to Windows server 2008 R2 standard [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my software licensing question? I have a server running on windows web server 2008, SP2(64 bit). I want to upgrade it to windows server 2008 R2 ...
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SQL Server 2005/2008 Licensing Decision [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my software licensing question? Hello, I have purchased a dedicated server from a reputable Hosting company. They only have Windows Server 2008 OS ...
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OEM to Virtual Machine for Diaster Recovery / Business Continuity [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my software licensing question? We are trying to deploy a Business Continuity Appliance (Zenith BDR) for a customer and one of the features is the ...
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Can you help me with my software licensing issue?

This is a Canonical Question about Licensing. Questions on licensing are off-topic on Server Fault. If your question has been closed as a duplicate of this question, then this is because we ...
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Which microsoft licenses do you need for a windows network using office and sql server? [closed]

windows server for each server windows desktop for each desktop office for each desktop sql server for each server cals for exchange, sql, windows network, remote desktop what else?
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Device CAL, User Cal or Processor license needed for SQL 2008 (architecture explained inside)? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my software licensing question? So we have a number of servers in the Amazon cloud running SQL Server Standard edition to aggregate data. For that ...
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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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shared SQL Database instance in DEV environment

I am in the process of consolidating sql 2000 and SQL 2005 databases and for the DEV environment the SQL Server instances are shared i.e. diff app databases share the same instance. What ...
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transfering sql server license from one host to another

Greetings, I have an SQL server standard license, and it is being used on a dedicated server from one of the large hosting providers. If I want to move my dedciated server to another company, how does ...
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Cisco ASA 5520 AnyConnect Essentials License and IPSec Connections [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my software licensing question? I'm trying to find the answer to this question, but not really getting anywhere. I'm hoping a ServerFault Cisco ...
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Are there any corporate antivirus solutions that are not license based?

Does anyone know of any corporate anti-virus solutions available for a Windows environment that is not license based? Everything I have ever seen is either client or user license based, plus the ...
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Tools for auditing software license compliance

We need to get Office install numbers and compare them to license counts in order to ensure compliance. What tools are there for querying software installations on the network?
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does Exchange 2010 come with Outlook License? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my software licensing question? I remember that back in exchange 2003 the server license also allow installation of 50 outlook clients (or at least ...
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A servers hardware and software for a new startup

We are a new startup, and we don't have much money right now, but we want to invest what we should. We building a website that will let users to upload pictures, and have a galleries. It's very ...
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Microsoft Windows Web Server 2008 Licensing [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my software licensing question? Related to Windows web server for in-house apps?, but with a twist. Is a W2K8 Web Server licence acceptable for a ...
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Windows web server for in-house apps? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my software licensing question? Hi, Ms site for Windows Web Server 2008 R2 states that it's only licensed to server internet-facing web apps. What ...
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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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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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Amazon EC2: Can we use our own license for Suse Linux? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my software licensing question? We have an existing SUSE Linux server with license we want to move to Amazon EC2. I want to know if we can pay the ...
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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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Do I need the license update package for Juniper SRX100 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my software licensing question? I need a router/firewall to connect a couple of colocated servers to the internet. I was looking at the Juniper ...
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Windows Small Business Server CAL Question [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my software licensing question? We are in the process of upgrading to a new server, to be specific it's the following setup: HP Proliant ML110 G6 ...
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is it possible to run a different version of sql server trial once you've already run one?

e.g. Have already installed trial version of SQL Server Enterprise Edition 2008 R2, is it now possible to switch to a trial version of the Developer edition?
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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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Windows Server license [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my software licensing question? I keep getting this message on start-up about the license not being genuine. I know it is genuine because I bought ...
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SQL Server 2008 Web Edition & CRM/LOB limitation - what does this mean?

We are reconsidering using SQL Server 2008 Web Edition, but are wondering exactly what Microsoft means by not being able to host LOB applications "such as CRM". We provide our clients with web ...
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Windows Server 2008 R2 DC and MSDN [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my software licensing question? This question would be for anyone that has downloaded from MSDN Windows Server 2008 R2 Data Centre edition and set ...
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Do I need to purchase a mysql commercial license if I'm running a LAMP based website?

Does it make a difference if I'm selling products on the website rather than just hosting content like a blog?
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PC Imaging questions

I have some questions about how to image a group of PCs. I can use ghost or other software to create an image of a single PC well enough (otherwise this question would just be on superuser). What I ...
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SQL Server Management Studio licensing [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my software licensing question? We have a SQL Server 2008 server, licensed per processor. If I want to install SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) ...
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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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What are the cheapest licenses for Windows Server (current) which I can legally run

1) A Web server 2) A Server running MySQL Please list any technical limitations, if you know them (e.g. max memory). Thank you
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How to install Win 2008 TS CAL on win server 2003

I just purchased 10 Windows Server 2008 CALs that I expected to install in my windows server 2003 machine. I received the emails from the vendor and Microsoft. I have an Authorization Number and ...
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How many cals do I need for a server handing out profiles [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my software licensing question? Suppose I have a windows 2003 server which hosts 500 roaming profiles. Do i need 500 cals for each user accessing ...
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Do Active Directory and the built-in Windows VPN require CALs? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: 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 ...