I recently purchased from VMWare Website "VMware vSphere 5 Essentials Kit for 3 hosts (Max 2 processors per host) and 192 GB vRAM entitlement" for $560.
With that I have two questions:
(1) Can I buy the same license cheaper via like Ebay or any other source? Just like you can buy Retail Version of Windows Servers at Full Retail price or you can get the same at significantly less at Ebay.
(2) If you installed this software on one computer, how how many other computers can you install and activate license on? Like when you buy Microsoft Windows 2008 Server Retail version, you can pretty much install it on a few different servers without a problem. I like to understand what I am allowed from legal standpoint and what is possible practically.