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what licenses for replica and failover cluster

Posted on 2014-03-22
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Hi,
We are thinking about building a failover cluster with 2012 and/or a replica of the virtual machines. The server 2012 is onky used for hyper-v-role.

do i need a server license for the second (cluster) server? And in case of replication, do i need a license for the server i make the replication on too? I know, that it is possible to use the free "no-gui"-version. But we dont want that.

and what about the replicated virtual machines? If i make a replication on a server 2008 with exchange, do i need only one set of licenses (server-license+cals+exchange+cals like if i had one physical machine) or do i need one set of licenses for the first vitual machine and one set for the replication?

Thanks  in advance

loosain
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For the first part of your question, if you don't use the free no-GUI version then yes, you need a license for each machine.

As to the second part, there is no simple answer. Some products offer license mobility. Some don't. And some tie license mobility to software assurance. You need to refer to each product's license agreement.

As always, no licensing advice on a free volunteer forum like EE is legally binding.
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