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Windows Server 2003 or 2008 USER CALS

Posted on 2010-11-30
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Hi there,

On a Windows Server 2003 or 2008 domain, If I have 10 people using 5 PCs, all logging in with a same generic username (for example: shipping), would that require 1, 5 OR 10 USER CALs?

Please provide a straight answer with a reference URL.

Thanks,
Rene
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It is concurrent users for Windows CAL's.  5 users the same time = 5 user CAL's. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Client_Access_License#Client_Access_Licenses
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http://www.microsoft.com/licensing/about-licensing/client-access-license.aspx

Based on this link, in your situation 5 Device CALs would make sense.
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Thanks guys!

Chers,
Rene
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