SQL 2008 Install / Licensing

Posted on 2011-10-25
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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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Chris Mangus earned 2000 total points
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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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