Windows OS CALS that come with OEM server

When I buy a OEM server which comes with a OEM Windows OS license, that OEM license is assigned to that one specific server.  If the server dies, so does the validity of the OEM license.

Here is where I am confused.  

If I buy a server with a standard OEM server license, it comes with 5 Windows OS CALS.
If I buy a server with an enterprise OEM server license, it comes with 25 Windows OS CALS.

Are these Windows CALS considered OEM, meaning they can be used only with the OEM server?  When the server dies, so does the Windows OS CALs.  

Could these CALS go into the CAL pool and can be used elsewhere?  
Could the CALs can be used even after the server dies.

Trying to get a total count of the Window CALS I have on hand.
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Glen KnightCommented:
OEM products are purchased with the hardware and are non-transferable.
As to the CAL's themselves, you will need to contact Microsoft.

There is no-body on Experts Exchange who is qualified to provide you with licensing information.

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Darius GhassemCommented:
First thing you should be calling MS for answers on these quesitons no one on this site is qualified to answer these questions only the licensor which is MS can be 100% correct since licensing terms change.

If you purchase CALs you can move them between servers but if the CALs come with the server they stay there.
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