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SBS 2011 with no domain users or computers

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Hello
I have a user who wants to purchase a server for file storage and they also want Exchange.
So I am recommending SBS 2011 with Exchange.

Now here's the strange part.  they do not have any 'Pro' computers.   For example, they do not have any computers that are running WIndows 7 Pro or XP Pro or 8 Pro; they are all Home editions.

If this is the case, do I still need  User CALS for the SBS users?

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Question by:cliffordgormley
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You won't be able to use all the facilities of SBS server unless you have 'pro' clients who can join the domain - without this you might a well just use another desktop machine as a file server.
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You DO need CALs - they are RIGHTS to access the server, regardless of how or where from.
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