?
Solved

Small Business Server 2000 Licensing Information

Posted on 2005-03-07
7
Medium Priority
?
121 Views
Last Modified: 2010-04-14
We're using Small Business Server 2000. I know how to find out the number of licenses that we have by going to the Server Management Console, but I don't know how to find out the number of licenses that we are currently using, out of the number of licenses that we bought. We just bought three new desktops and are waiting for them to get here any day now. But I want to have the licenses available before they're here.
0
Comment
Question by:cindyrod
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 3
  • 2
7 Comments
 
LVL 2

Expert Comment

by:arson00
ID: 13479530
Start>programs>administrative tools>licensing>
The tab you want to select is products view, this will display the per seat/server purchased and per seat/server allocated.
0
 
LVL 1

Author Comment

by:cindyrod
ID: 13479548
I have Small Business Server 2000, not Windows Server 2000. That option is disabled by default. Thanks for your help.
0
 
LVL 2

Expert Comment

by:arson00
ID: 13479618
Sorry,

Adding or changing client licenses can only be done from the Small Business Server 2000 Administrator Console. The Windows 2000 Server license manager is disabled in Small Business Server 2000. If you attempt to start the license manager from the Control Panel, a message appears, which instructs you to use the Small Business Server Administrator Console.

Click Start, and then click Small Business Server Administrator Console.
0
Ransomware: The New Cyber Threat & How to Stop It

This infographic explains ransomware, type of malware that blocks access to your files or your systems and holds them hostage until a ransom is paid. It also examines the different types of ransomware and explains what you can do to thwart this sinister online threat.  

 
LVL 2

Expert Comment

by:arson00
ID: 13479698
1. Click Start, and then click Small Business Server Administrator Console.
2. Click Server Status (BackOffice Home) in the snap-in.
3. In the right side of the console under Helpful Links, click the About link. The dialog box that appears shows the number of licenses on the server.

More Info..
0
 
LVL 1

Author Comment

by:cindyrod
ID: 13480205
How do I check how many licenses I'm currently using? I know I have 15 licenses, but I don't know how many of these I'm using.
0
 

Accepted Solution

by:
OzzMod earned 0 total points
ID: 13584709
Closed, 500 points refunded.
OzzMod
Community Support Moderator (Graveyard shift)
0

Featured Post

Get 15 Days FREE Full-Featured Trial

Benefit from a mission critical IT monitoring with Monitis Premium or get it FREE for your entry level monitoring needs.
-Over 200,000 users
-More than 300,000 websites monitored
-Used in 197 countries
-Recommended by 98% of users

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

NTFS file system has been developed by Microsoft that is widely used by Windows NT operating system and its advanced versions. It is the mostly used over FAT file system as it provides superior features like reliability, security, storage, efficienc…
What's worse than having your data encrypted by ransomware? Getting attacked by a so-called "wiper," which simply destroys the data and offers you no hope of ever seeing it again.
Visualize your data even better in Access queries. Given a date and a value, this lesson shows how to compare that value with the previous value, calculate the difference, and display a circle if the value is the same, an up triangle if it increased…
In this video, Percona Director of Solution Engineering Jon Tobin discusses the function and features of Percona Server for MongoDB. How Percona can help Percona can help you determine if Percona Server for MongoDB is the right solution for …
Suggested Courses

777 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question