SQL 2008 Install / Licensing

Posted on 2011-10-25
Last Modified: 2012-06-22
I've installed SQL numerous times, so I'm ashamed to ask this.  But ask I will.

I have an installation of 32-bit SQL Server 2008 SP3 that I need to be licensed for "max CALs", not processor-based.  

Is there a stage during installation where you define this kind of thing?  Where you set the "governor" for the number of concurrent connections?

I do not remember ever seeing anything like this, but I'm asking anyway.

Question by:bamapie
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    Accepted Solution

    Licensing hasn't been embedded in SQL Server since SQL Server 2000.  From 2005 and forward you're on the honor system.  You buy the licensing you need and use it appropriately.
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    Thanks much, and sorry for the delay in grading.

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