SMS software licenses

Posted on 2005-04-19
Last Modified: 2010-04-18
Hi All,

In order to supproting the SMS functiosn, I herad that the follownig two software licenses are required at client side?

a.) Windows Server CAL 2003 English MVL User CAL
b.) Sys Mgmt CAL 2003 English MVL

What are these? A software or just a paper license?

Question by:ee_lcpaa
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    Expert Comment

    really just paper license...

    Here is the SMS 2003 license explaination web page:


    Author Comment

    How about "Sys Mgmt CAL 2003 English MVL"?

    I can't find this item at that web page.
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    "How about "Sys Mgmt CAL 2003 English MVL"?"

    The correct name for this is: SMS 2003 device CML

    Every client in your environment will need this type of license.  The SMS 2003 CML is required for each device running the SMS client components that are managed by SMS. A device can be a single server, single personal computer, workstation, terminal, handheld computer, pager, telephone, personal digital assistant, or other electronic device. In retail channels, single SMS 2003 device CMLs are not available or priced individually

    You might also want to look at the SMS FAQ:


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