SQL Server 2005 License Question
Posted on 2011-02-17
I need to move SQL Server 2005 off a dieing server to a new server. My client cannot find any paperwork as to how many licenses(CPU or CALs) they have purchased. I cannot find anything in their current SQL instance that gives me any of that information. From what I have read this appears to be completely on the honor system. I have them going through all of their old invoices but the reseller has been very vague,the invoice just says SQL Server 2005, it does not specify CPU's or CALs. Is there anything in SQL I can check or is there someone I can call at Microsoft who may know this information? I simply want to keep them legal with the new server. They are a small business so it would be an open license.