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SBS2003 add cals without MS activation

ok I know this is a long shot but for reasons I wont bore you with we have a client who is still using an old SBS2003 and needs to add CALS to it. They have valid 5 User CALS but Is there any way of ...
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How to switch from Trial to Licenced CAL Windows Server 2008

I have finaly purchased my RDS CAL licences and now need to switch user from Trial to Licence but even if I remove from registry trial info from server or client the client still get Trial 120 days. ...
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RDS User CAL Licences - over provisioned and still giving out CALs

My understanding is that RDS CALs are not concurrent so both RDS implementation seem to be issuing more then they should be, users are not being effected in either case. Is this expected behavior? I'...
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Windows 2008 User CALs on Windows 2012 Server

We are about to upgrade our Domain Controller from Server2008 to Server2012. We have User CALs that we currently use for our Server2008 DC. When we upgrade to Server 2012 can we continue to use those ...
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Cannot connect to local network shares when connected to VPN. Error: "the user name could not be found"

I keep finding that on our small company LAN (7 users, 3 servers) that some servers keep becoming "not accessible" for the purposes of file sharing. They display the message "\SERVER is not accessible....
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W2K8R2 DC: CALS necessary for auth-only users? [duplicate]

I'm currently setting up a POC installation of an internally developed web application. We are testing AD auth using the Python LDAP module. My question: does every authenticating web app user need a ...
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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 an ...
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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 total of ...
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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). So ...
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How many CALs are installed on my server?

How can I find out what sort of Client Access Licenses and how many of them are installed on this Server 2008 system I have been asked to administer?
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Can I have two servers ( one 2003 SBS, one 2008 SBS ) running concurrently using the same cals and license?

I am moving our 2003 SBS server to a new machine, and upgrading it to 2008 R2 SBS standard. I want to install the 2008 server as a second DC, leave both online for a week, to make sure the second ...
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Adding a 2008 R2 DC to a SBS2003 R2 domain

I am planning on adding a Windows Server 2008 R2 box as a second domain controller for a client running an SBS 2003 R2 domain and have two questions. Are there any "gotchya's" involved in doing ...
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Microsoft Server Client Access Licensing [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my software licensing question? As I understand it, and feel free to correct me if I am wrong, My OEM copies of Server 2003 or Server 2008 are supplied ...
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