?
Solved

Exchange 2007 CALs

Posted on 2008-10-31
2
Medium Priority
?
188 Views
Last Modified: 2010-04-21
I am planning to deploy a new server running MS windows server 2008 and MS exchange server 2007.
I will require 15 - 20 access licenses to the exchange server for its use.
However this machine will not be used for file access so I am unsure regarding access licenses to the windows server 2008 software.

I think that I will be required to purchase an access license for the amount of users to the actual system as the exchange server. =
15 - 20 Win server 2008 CALs
15 - 20 Exchange 2007 CALs

Can someone please advise me or confirm my thoughts

Thanks in advance
0
Comment
Question by:dexterhome
2 Comments
 
LVL 58

Accepted Solution

by:
tigermatt earned 400 total points
ID: 22848886

Any user who authenticates to and uses the resources of your 2008 Server will need a CAL. Since they will be using the resources of the Exchange Server, you will need CALs for the Operating System, and then CALs for every user accessing Exchange.

One point to remember is that Exchange CALs are not per mailbox, but per user / device accessing the Exchange Server. This means you don't need 1 CAL for every mailbox if 1 user has 3 mailboxes, for example.

-tigermatt
0
 
LVL 5

Author Closing Comment

by:dexterhome
ID: 31511991
I thought this was the case, but just wanted confirmation.
Thanks
0

Featured Post

Easily manage email signatures in Office 365

Managing email signatures in Office 365 can be a challenging task if you don't have the right tool. CodeTwo Email Signatures for Office 365 will help you implement a unified email signature look, no matter what email client is used by users. Test it for free!

Question has a verified solution.

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

There are literally thousands of Exchange recovery applications out there. So how do you end up picking one that’s ideal for your business & purpose? By carefully scouting the product’s features, the benefits it offers you, & reading ample reviews f…
The Exchange database may sometimes fail to mount owing to various technical reasons. A dismounted EDB file can be the source of many Exchange errors including mailbox inaccessibility for users. Resolving the root cause of mounting problems becomes …
This video discusses moving either the default database or any database to a new volume.
Planning to migrate your EDB file(s) to a new or an existing Outlook PST file? This video will guide you how to convert EDB file(s) to PST. Besides this, it also describes, how one can easily search any item(s) from multiple folders or mailboxes…
Suggested Courses

601 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