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Microsoft Server Licensing Question

I'm getting ready to build a new domain for a company. I'm going to use Windows 2008 R2 server set up as a domain controller/dns. There will be two of these domain controllers with about 50 users that will be authenticating to these domain controllers. When I go to Dell's website to build the server I notice the server OS comes with 5 CALS. My question is, do I need a CAL for each user who is going to jion the network to be in compliance with Microsoft's rules & regulation? For instance, if I have 50 users/computers that will be members of this domain, do I need to buy 50 CALS?
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Yes you need 1 CAL for each user. Here is the ms word:

Every user or device that accesses or uses the Windows Server 2008 or Windows Server 2008 R2 server software requires the purchase of a Windows Server 2008 Client Access License (Windows Server CAL) except under the following circumstances:

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      If access to the instances of server software is only through the Internet without being authenticated or otherwise individually identified by the server software or through any other means
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      If access is to Windows Web Server 2008 or Windows Web Server 2008 R2
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      If external users are accessing the instances of server software and you have acquired a Windows Server 2008 External Connector license for each server being accessed
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      For up to two devices or users to access your instances of the server software only to administer those instances
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      If you are using Windows Server 2008 R2 solely as a virtualization host (you will still require CALs for your appropriate WS edition running in the virtual machine(s) )

http://www.microsoft.com/windowsserver2008/en/us/client-licensing.aspx
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Do these licenses need to be installed on the server or are these just a piece of paper with a code on it we need to file away somewhere & keep track of in case we get audited?
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