Server 2003 CAL?

Posted on 2008-11-06
Last Modified: 2012-05-05
I want to install Sever 2003 SB R2 on one of my servers.
Can I use Server 2003 CAL's on a Server 2003 R2 machine?
Question by:Bransby-IT
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    by:Lee W, MVP
    By SB, I assume you are referring to Small Business Server.  (Especially since you posted in the small business server zone.

    Your answer is NO.  SBS CALs are specific to SBS - non-SBS CALs will not work in SBS systems.  IF you mean SBS non-R2 CALs on SBS R2 system, then yes, those should work.
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    Yes I have Small Business Server 2003 Cal's
    I want to buy R2 but use the licences which are plain 2003 Cal's
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    Thanks Team.   Quick and easy! (If you know the answer)

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