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Microsoft Licensing With Citrix

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Here is my scenario:
20 - Users accessing Citrix from licensed XP workstations
2 - Windows Server 2008 (x64) w/Citrix XenApp loaded on each (load balanced)
1 - Windows Server 2008 (x64) w/SQL 2005 loaded

The two Citrix servers will host applications that will access the database located on the SQL server.
Here are my current licenses:
25 - Windows Remote Desktop Services User CALS
1 - SQL Server Standard License
4 - SQL User CALS

My question is, am I sufficient with my licensing or is there more I should be looking at.

Thanks.
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Where are your Citrix licenses?

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I have 40. My fault I am really concerned specifically about my Microsoft licensing.
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How do the SQL cals play in this scenario?
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Thanks for your valuable input. You are hitting on exactly what I am looking for.

Just one more clarification:
For the SQL server, under the Server plus Device Cal scenario, are the two Citrix servers considered the "client device" that is accessing the SQL server, or is each citrix client that is attached to the Citrix Farm considered a device that would need a CAL?
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I am NOT a MS licensing person but I would think the server is the client.  You can always call MS LIcensing for free for clarification.  Just get whatever they say in writing!
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