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how do I determine CAL Type (user vs Device)

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I've inherited a SBS2003 Server with 15CALs.  I need to add more, and am told I need to know if the existing license packs are Per User or Per Device.  The existing liceses were OEM installed by the company the server was purchased from, but I no longer have them available to ask on account of some bad blood, so to speak, and though some folks remember having seen the license certificates when the server was new, no one can find them now....so How do I get Windows to tell me what type the CALS are?  It's gotta be there somewhere.......
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Jeffrey Kane - TechSoEasy earned 1000 total points
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Only the first 5 were OEM, the remaining 10 are not.  90% of the time folks get USER CALs unless you have a lot of people sharing the same computer, you can safely assume that is what you have.

You can also call Microsoft and provide them the License keys that you show in the Server Management Console > Licensing, to determine exactly what you have.

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thank you, that's what I thought.........
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