We are planning to buy SBS 2008 software with a new server.
Dell has some pre-built servers which come with SBS 2008 pre-installed, I am guessing these
are OEM softwares.
1) The OEM software Cd's which come with the new dell server are only strictly for that
server hardware only ?
2) Is it true that oem software can only be used with the server with which they came ?
3) So if my Dell server crashes after 1-2 years and if I have to replace my hardware server
then can I use the same OEM software on a different server ?
4) Is it good to buy a Dell server by itself without OS and then buy a retail version of SBS 2008 from a reseller, this way later on even if the Dell server crashes and we have to replace with a new server hardware , we can use the retail SBS 2008 software.
Let me know or correct me if I am wrong.