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Activate windows in the test environment


We have a 2003 SBS server at one location and restored it at a seperate location for testing purposes.  

Can I activate the test server without affecting the production server?  I do not know what MS does with the activation info and if they track it.

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Glen KnightCommented:
It should not effect the other server, you can normally activate twice anyway before needing to call MS.

I have done this many times and when you phone them you just need to tell them you are rebuilding after a server crash and they will reset your activation.
Bonnie_KAuthor Commented:
OK, so even though I have both up, some MS database won't see concurrent activation when we check for updates and deactivate one?

I didn;t think they had this setup but just wanted to check.

Glen KnightCommented:
No, as I said I have done this before without any problems at all.
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