When you clone a VM from a template that has Anti-virus software installed, does that count as a license seat used for the newly cloned VM?
Posted on 2014-03-20
I have a few license seats to use for Anti-Virus. We are a VM shop with 90% of all our servers are virtual servers. When we build a new server, we generally clone from a VM template which already has AV. When the newly clone server is built, does it count as using a license seat, or do we get a free Anti-Virus seat to use? How does that work? If we get a free license seat to use because we cloned from a template, my question is why pay for a license seat to begin with?