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SBS 2003 Premium includes ISA 2000, can the ISA licence be transferred to another Server 2003 box

This is probably obvious but we have a SBS2003 premium box and we use the ISA server to simply restrict internet access by Active Directory as either access enabled or access disabled.
We are transferring to another Wndows Server 2003 box, are we able to transfer the ISA licence or do we need to purchase the latest ISA version?
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You can transfer the license only if you purchase the SBS transition pack, which would have likely been cheaper than migrating to a new 2003 server, though it isn't sold any longer as far as I know.  Otherwise, you need to purchase the newest version (and I think ISA as a product has morphed into at least 2 other products, but I'm not sure what they are called off hand).
Check this URL:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Windows_Small_Business_Server 

Does not seem to move license to another server.
Jenny CoulthardInformation Technology Manager

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One of the new ISA products is called Threat Management Gateway (TMG)  but I dont think available yet.  I know it sounds wierd and is totally out of my control but we are actually purchasing Server 2008 and then down grading to Server 2003.   I checked the link and find myself going around in circle and doubly confusing because moving to 2003 not 2008
If you have software assurance for SBS 2003, you can use additional server 2008 with TMG. If no - you can get discount from Microsoft for upgrade:
http://www.microsoft.com/sbs/en/us/upgrade.aspx
TMG is a next generation of ISA and is available.
Keith AlabasterEnterprise Architect
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FTMG has been available for quite sometime. However, it is 64-bit only and is NOT supplied with SBS2008.
Jenny CoulthardInformation Technology Manager

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OK, so FTMG is available but only for 64 bit and sbs2008.  I think the fact that we are going with server 2003 is making this an awkward discussion.  In effect there is no upgrade as sticking with 2003 not moving to 2008.  I figure that as sbs2003 premium is licenced with isa 2004 and sql server 2005 then these licences cannot be moved to another box as sbs2003 is all about one box only.
Jenny CoulthardInformation Technology Manager

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The following are a couple of extracts from microsoft sbs2003 website re: upgrading to 2008.  The second question probably applies to us: purchase isa 2006 and as we are running windows 2003 this will work.
 
Q.  How will ISA server be replaced in SBS 2008 (that is, will ISA be included in SBS 2008 and if so, which ISA version will be included)?
A.  
ISA will not be included in SBS 2008. Customers with active Software Assurance for SBS 2003 R2 Premium will be “made whole” by also receiving a free copy of ISA 2006 Standard Edition along with a separate copy of Windows Server 2003 R2 (since ISA Server 2006 does not run on Windows Server 2008). Upon the release of the ISA Server successor product, Threat Management Gateway (TMG) 2010, customers will be eligible for a free upgrade from ISA 2006 to TMG 2010 Standard Edition. Once upgraded to TMG 2010, customers will have to maintain software assurance coverage for TMG 2010 independent of their software assurance coverage for SBS 2008 Premium in order to get future upgrades for TMG 2010.

Q.   I didn’t attach Software Assurance to my SBS 2003 R2 Premium Edition purchase, and I want to upgrade to SBS 2008 Premium Edition plus use Internet and Security Acceleration Server (ISA) 2006. What are the licensing consequences to consider?
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You have to purchase a new SBS 2008 Premium Edition license, corresponding SBS 2008 CALs for each user or device accessing the server software, and a separate ISA 2006 license. And since ISA 2006 does not run on Windows Server 2008, a separate copy of Windows Server 2003 (R2) will be needed as well.  
Keith AlabasterEnterprise Architect
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Correct.
As I mentioned, FTMG is NOT available with SBS2008.
Yes, a separate 2003 license is needed to host ISA (ISA is 32-bit only)
Jenny CoulthardInformation Technology Manager

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OK, thanks.  Have finally got it, we need a seperate ISA licence to run on windows 2003.  It has been an interesting discussion
Jenny CoulthardInformation Technology Manager

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I hope this is a fair split of points as four people assisted in this discussion.  It took me a while to understand/get my head around it.  
Keith AlabasterEnterprise Architect
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Thanks :)