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SBS2003 licensing and deafult 5 licenses with under 10 users

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Last Modified: 2012-05-08

Have a client with SBS2003 and about 8 users. For the past couple years they have been using the OS with the builtin 5 licenses. Over time they have had over 10 users and at one point got the licensings popups but after a bit it went away. I understand MS gives some breathingroom on licenses over 5 without purchasing additional but once it get to about over 10 or 11 it drops connections. The client is not under about 10 usres again and is getting the licensing error. Of course the best option is to buy 5 more licenses but it was running fine without the license additions. The maximum license usage it shows is 11. How do i get the licensing for connections to get under the threshhold of 10 users when there are only under 10? How can i delete connections or what connections can i close?  Client does not see the need to buy licenses as it always worked before. Thanks,

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