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Windows environment license discovery

Is there some tool from Microsoft or from somebody else that can scan the network and discover the licenses keys from windows machines (Windows 7, Server 2008, Server 2008 R2, Server 2003, Office, SQL ...
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'Unlimited' free trial of Windows Server 2008 by deleting and reinstalling VM? [closed]

I am using Virtual Machine software (VirtualBox) to learn Windows Server 2008 R2 Network Infrastructure (70-642). Trouble is - I'm learning at an extremely slow pace and so the trial periods of my ...
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434 views

Do you need a CAL if I'm only logging in as a local administrator on Windows Server 2008 R2 [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my software licensing issue? Here the scenario: I'm helping a really small business (less than 10 employees, no real administrators) migrate over ...
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393 views

Server 2008 MSDN Developer's version different from Enterprise Server 2008?

We're running VMware and I've spent a bunch of time building a template based off of our MSDN Developers copy of Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise. The template was built for our development ...
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1answer
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Do I need Windows CALs for a dedicated SQL Server database server? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my software licensing issue? This would seem an easy enough question, but I wasn't able to find any definite answer anywhere. If I'm running SQL ...
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77 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?
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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?
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Installing KMS on a DC… good idea or bad?

What are your thoughts on installing a KMS server on a DC? Any drawbacks?
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Diference in windows 2008 R2 editions MSDN Technet Volume License [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my software licensing question? Are there any differences when downloading a windows 2008 R2 standard edition from different sources like: Volume ...
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1answer
193 views

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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Upgrading hardware and converting current host OS to a VM - any catches? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my software licensing question? I am currently using Windows 7 Ultimate x64 on my dev machine (where I am writing this post from). I also currently ...