troubleshooting Question

How do I determine the licensing model of my sql server instance?

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Hello,
I am newly in charge on an IT dept with several sql-servers that have been around a long time.  I want to re-purpose one of them to be used by a larger number of users.  I have no paperwork on this, it is sql-server 2005 purchased at least 5 years ago and well before my time.

I don't know if it's a 'per-processor' license, or CAL license, and don't know how  many CAL's if it is this type of licensing.  

How do I find that information?  Is there a ServerProperty?  Do I have to contact MS?
Thanks,
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Aaron Shilo
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