Moving Exchange 2003 Licensing

When live moving from old to new and decommissioning the old server afterwards, can you use the same license key for both servers or do you need to use a new license for the new server?

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JanSchotsmansAsked:
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JoWickermanConnect With a Mentor Commented:
Yeah sorry, I didn't read properly. Exchange CAL's can be transfered to the new server, BUT Windows Server Licence, DSP or OEM, lives and dies on one machine.
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JoWickermanCommented:
Hi JanSchotsmans,

A licence dies with its hardware. Which means that you'll have to get a new licence.

Cheers
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JanSchotsmansAuthor Commented:
Take in mind I'm not talking about Windows 2003, but Exchange 2003.
We have open licenses for our exchange servers.

And I doubt what you say is correct. The license didn't come with the server, it was used on it.
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maximaalConnect With a Mentor Commented:
I know that you can use the same license numbers when you migrate from Exc 2000 to Exc 2003.
From 2003 to 2003 should work. BUT i never tried it.

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