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We are going to be installing a new SQL 2008 server to replace our sql 2005 server. Can the SQL CALs from the 2005 install be used with the 2008 install?
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No, when you purchase SQL Server 2008, you either purchase new CALs or per processor.  

http://www.microsoft.com/sqlserver/en/us/get-sql-server/how-to-buy.aspx

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