A probably off-topic question relating to the terms and conditions under which a piece of software is permitted to be used by those others. Per the FAQ, licensing questions are generally off topic on SeverFault.

learn more… | top users | synonyms

0
votes
1answer
69 views

Database server migration and SQL Server 2008 licensing [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my software licensing issue? We currently have a dedicated server that hosts a number of websites and also has SQL Server 2008 Enterprise running on ...
2
votes
1answer
275 views

Need to downgrade from an intel xeon 5675 [closed]

I'll skip my sob story and just say Oracle has weird licensing, and because of this I'm trying to see if I can avoid buying three new ESX host servers by downgrading from 12 cores (6 licensed ...
1
vote
1answer
2k views

Upgrading existing Windows 7 Pro licenses to Ent?

From our license info page from MS: Agreement Info: MOLP-Z Std ... License Date: 2011-03-02 Microsoft Invoice No: 91.... Reorder/Upgrade End Date: 2013-03-31 MS Win Pro 7 Sngl Open 1 License Part ...
1
vote
3answers
123 views

Is there a relation between MS SQL Server client licenses and performance

I have a customer who has an .Net application running on MS SQL Server 2008, supplied by our company as a part of Microsoft Small Business Server. He started off with around 5 users, and hence we had ...
1
vote
1answer
82 views

Does anybody use “Site Licensing Servers” in AD? Why / why not?

Site Licensing Servers are a feature in Server 2003 that doesn't appear to exist as an actual service in Windows 2008R2. Does this service still exist? Is there any benefit to this at all?
-1
votes
1answer
1k views

User CALs on Windows Server 2008 R2 with EC2 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my software licensing question? I'm running Windows Server 2008 R2 on EC2. Per Amazon, the server license is included in my fees to them. I have ...
0
votes
1answer
130 views

Is it possible to gather the licenses in one server?

How can servers take licences from one server? How about MS office licenses (more than 300) could be installed on the clients, I know there is a way but what is the best way to do this?
0
votes
1answer
3k views

Converting Sql Server 2012 RTM from trial to licensed edition

Similar questions have been asked about 2008, but there appears to be a dearth of information on SQL Server 2012. Does it require a reinstall? Will it go through an upgrade process (and what does ...
-1
votes
1answer
224 views

Microsoft CAL licensing require for users accessing application using JBoss [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my software licensing issue? I have gone through the presentation and many websites for Microsoft CAL licensing but still need clarification on ...
1
vote
2answers
206 views

SQL Server License identification

We purchased a SQL server license with 10 user CALS, a while ago. How can I identify the users accessing the SQL server to make sure number of CALS match the number of users accessing the server? Is ...
1
vote
1answer
34k views

Cisco support status lookup by serial number

Many vendors allow you to look at the support status of a device with no information besides a serial number. Does this exist for Cisco products?
2
votes
2answers
14k views

Can not get RD Session Host server to accept my credentials for a Licensing server in a workgroup setup

Updated: I changed the setup to make it closer to the live environment, I am no longer using IP addresses to connect to each other. I also have clarified the question more, if it needs more ...
1
vote
1answer
492 views

Minimal licence needed to pause/resume virtual machine via vSphere CLI

I manage VMware ESXi 4.0 server running mix of Windows virtual machines. I've installed VMware vSphere CLI in hope to pause/resume virtual machine and copy its image to NFS datastore. I've got CLI up ...
0
votes
1answer
76 views

Adding few Sql Server Standard Edition dlls in express edition. Would this terminate li [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my software licensing issue? I was reading a topic in a book regarding sending database mail in sql server. But I found that in express edition ...
2
votes
1answer
2k views

Cisco 3925/k9 sub-interface vlan support

I've got a brand new cisco router 3925/k9. I wanted to set up a router on a stick on my network, but it turns out it doesn't support vlan sub-interfaces. I did it multiple times in gns3 simulator on ...
2
votes
1answer
3k views

How can I tell when my MS Dynamics CRM trial key will expire?

I have an installation of Dynamics CRM 2011 that is currently on a trial key. We would like to change to a production license before it expires. Is there somewhere in Deployment Manager or elsewhere ...
1
vote
1answer
4k views

Windows Server 2008 CALs for Windows Server 2008 R2 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my software licensing question? Our existing setup has 3 servers running on Windows Server 2008 and there are 75 users in the office. We have a ...
2
votes
3answers
195 views

Mac office which needs to run windows application and we don't want parallels on every mac

Have a small law office which uses all Macs but then has a Windows based case management system. Right now they all run Parallels Desktop and it's a bit difficult to manage. I'd like to move the case ...
2
votes
1answer
143 views

Windows Server 2008 License Mismatched With Version [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my software licensing question? I'm working with a small business' server that has started displaying messages about their copy of Windows not being ...
1
vote
2answers
187 views

Is it possible to setup a Windows 2008 R2 KMS server for windows 7 Licensing only? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my software licensing question? The question is in the Title, I had the impression that you needed a Windows 2008 R2 KMS key to setup the KMS host, ...
0
votes
1answer
341 views

Archivie license with regards to Enterprise Exchange 2010 SP1 versus Standard? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my software licensing question? I'm currently in the process of upgrading our 2007 Exchange environment to 2010 SP1. One of the neat features I've ...
-1
votes
1answer
2k views

Where can I download Microsoft Office? [closed]

Here at our company, we've lost our install CDs for Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2007. We have, however, still our volume license key. Where can I download MS Office Pro Plus 2007? Microsoft's ...
0
votes
2answers
119 views

Which license do I get for Windows Server 2008 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my software licensing question? I want to run a server with windows 2008. Which version license should I get? How many times can I install the ...
1
vote
1answer
112 views

Server license - to purchase or not? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my software licensing question? As an sys admins we need to provide our development team with both an integration and development environment. ...
2
votes
1answer
150 views

Can App-V be used to prevent software piracy?

I would like to deploy an expensive proprietary software to users in a Remote Desktop environment (users are only using RDP to connect to our servers). I would like to allow them to run and use the ...
1
vote
1answer
317 views

Windows Server 2008 R2 CALs and license distribution [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my software licensing question? When buying Windows Server 2008 R2 edition, I am offered 5 standard CALs (can be used either device or user based). ...
1
vote
1answer
164 views

how does cloudstack-oss differ from cloud.com? [closed]

the commercial offering (cloud.com) differs only by support? cloudstack OSS is licensed under GPL v3, is that good for commercial usage (unmodified binaries)?
5
votes
1answer
708 views

Get a list of the licences of all packages on Ubuntu system [closed]

I want to check what licenses all the packages on my system is running under. It seems like this information is located in /usr/share/doc/package/copyright However this file seems like it does not ...
2
votes
4answers
229 views

What's the best way to deploy Windows 7 to 20 desktops? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my software licensing question? I'm looking to make the move from XP to 7 and was wondering what other people have experienced. I've got about 20 ...
2
votes
2answers
3k views

Can I activate a Windows Server Trial using an OEM key? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my software licensing question? I am currently running a trial of SBS 2011 Essentials that has expired. Most of the results I see for SBS 2011 on ...
1
vote
3answers
147 views

Windows Server 2008 Standard vs. Web [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my software licensing question? I'm currently comparing Windows Server 2008 versions to see what to use. What i found is this, that might affect ...
4
votes
1answer
2k views

Terminal Server Licensing: This Licensing ID will expire within 90 days [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my software licensing question? I logged into my Microsoft portal to check out if I can migrate my Terminal Services licenses from a 2003 to 2008 ...
0
votes
1answer
109 views

Migrating Citrix XanApp Standard licenses from Win 2003 R2 32 bit to Win 2008 64 bit [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my software licensing question? I have migration question: Can I migrate Microsoft Terminal Server Licenses from Win2003 to Win2008? Can I migrate ...
0
votes
1answer
571 views

How would Microsoft know that my MS SQL Server is Genuine and properly licensed?

All I have is just a Word Document inside the CD. My company purchased an SQL Server a long time. We contacted the ex-employee and he mentioned to us that the license can be found inside the SQL ...
0
votes
3answers
223 views

Is One CAL enough if only one Windows Service is doing all SQL Queries for Multiple Users [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my software licensing question? I have Microsoft SQL Server 2008 installed on a server. The license is 5 CAL I have a three tier solution viz ...
0
votes
2answers
1k views

Why doesn't Microsoft electronically stop unlicensed CAL users? [closed]

Imagine this Scenario. Say you purchased SQL Server 2008 under a 5 CAL License. A sixth person makes a query from his machine (e.g. through a VBScript). Why doesn't Microsoft put restrictions in the ...
4
votes
3answers
8k views

Cisco ASA 5505 :: Techniques for limiting consumed hosts (max 10 with base license)

Was not aware that ASA 5505 base license restricts number of concurrent hosts to 10 (RTFM, I know). Running a "show local-host" I see my host count at 8, a bit too close for comfort with a production ...
3
votes
2answers
892 views

sql server licencing (How many cal) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my software licensing question? My asp.net web app is using one sql server account to work. i need to buy sql server standart edition. i wonder to ...
3
votes
2answers
2k views

Can Exchange Server Standard handle 1000 employees? [closed]

I'm working in an organization where all users has a Standard Exchange CAL license, and Exchange Server Standard Server license is available. The organization has around 1000 users. Can we use the ...
2
votes
1answer
1k views

Any reason not to skiprearm when deploying Win7?

If you always intend to deploy within your organization, and license windows with KMS, is there ever a reason not to include skiprearm=1 in your various unattend files? Seems to let me get more use ...
3
votes
2answers
2k views

Can you operate a lmgrd license server on a linux VM?

We are running the lmgrd license server on a bare metal linux system. From my understanding, a Linux-based lmgrd uses the MAC address of the primary ethernet board as the parameter from which the ...
6
votes
2answers
2k views

VMware: Make applications see Windows VM as bare metal

In a virtual environment using VMware, I want to setup a Windows license server. Unfortunately, the vendor's license server refuses to run on a VM; it must be installed on a physical machine. Since ...
1
vote
1answer
513 views

Exchange 2010 Enterprise CAL

I feel kind of silly asking this question but I can't seem to find on how to check if I have enterprise CAL installed on Exchange 2010. If I don't have one activated/installed, how do I activate ...
8
votes
5answers
3k views

Does this SQL Server license seem legit?

The information I'm getting from the software vendor from which my wife recently purchased her new small business's domain-specific office management software is giving me the creeps. My impression ...
1
vote
1answer
198 views

Applying the virtual licence for HyperV server

I'm running Windows Server 2008 R2 with HyperV. We have a virtual image dev environment running in the virtual machine, which comes under Microsoft's licensing; one real, and one virtual machine on ...
0
votes
3answers
3k views

Am I allowed to add RDC to a WinPE boot Image? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my software licensing question? I am trying to emulate what a user has suggested here: Use WDS to provide a WinPE image (that contains a RDC ...
0
votes
2answers
382 views

Automatically accept License Agreements for 3rd party software?

I am running a Windows Server 2008 R2 server in our company. We create a log of accounts for our users which only use the server for a few days. We ae facing the issue that each new user has to ...
1
vote
2answers
8k views

Windows 2008 R2 — Generate new activation key for cloned machine?

We have two Windows Server 2008 R2 servers (VMs), but because of cloning the VMs, they have the same activation ID. This is causing issues with our Carbonite Pro backup, which is seeing the machines ...
3
votes
2answers
30k views

how to change sql server product key

my version of sql server 2008 Enterprise edition has expired and I have a new key how to change the old key without uninstall or any modification to the installed server or instances.
1
vote
1answer
322 views

ESXi 4.1 licensing [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my software licensing question? I have a server running ESXi 4.1 with an expired evaluation license. I tried to register a free license with VMware, ...