Windows Cal

Posted on 2012-03-30
Last Modified: 2012-06-27
Hello ,

If i have 10 or more windows servers as member to one DC ,do i need Cal for member servers as well.

Question by:leolink1982
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I'm assuming your are talking about User/Device CALs. They only apply if you are making connections using Remote Desktop Services.

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ID: 37788119
If you want to establish multiple sessions at the same time per server, that's when you need to purchase user/device CALs. If not, no need to purchase.

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This is a description of user and device CALs.  Each user or device will need a client access license to access any network resources.  However, you can use the user/device CAL to access all network servers.

Each member server will need a license for the version of Windows server it is running.  User/Device CALs are different from OS licenses.

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Thanks , lets assume that i have 100 users ,10 member servers with separate OS licensing (OLP) and 100 device Cal .

Do i still need separate device cal per server .


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awaggoner earned 500 total points
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No.  You should be good to go.

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