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I'm curious about what our servers actually require in CAL's.  For example;

We have a document server that everybody accesses so I would assume we'd need a suitable number of CALs.  However, we have a web server that's accessed by outside people of course but only directly accessed by no more than 5 people.  Would this mean I only need say, 5 cals for this box instead of one for everybody?

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by:gabbadar
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You don't need to purchase licenses for users connecting to the web server.
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That was easy.

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I'm sorry, here was my basis for that answer: http://www.microsoft.com/resources/sam/lic_cal.mspx

CAL's are needed when internal users (or, users affiliated with your domain) are utilizing resources on a Microsoft server.
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