Transferring Terminal Services User CALS

Hi,

I have 35 User Cals on Terminal Service Windows 2003 Server and I need to transfer at least 25 of these CALS
to my Remote Desktop Server on Windows Server 2008 R2. Both these servers are on different domains.

I know I need to go to Micorsoft Clearing house to get these licenses removed but I only want to move 25 CALS off
2003 Server and put it on my 2008 Server.

Will somone please assist with this query and let me know the precise steps I need to take to get this done?

Many Thanks
markbenhamAsked:
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Cliff GaliherCommented:
CALs are version-specific. 2003 CALs will not allow users to access a 2008 server. Transferring the CALs will not make you legal in this scenario.
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Mohammed KhawajaManager - Infrastructure:  Information TechnologyCommented:
If you have SA (Software Assurance) then you could upgrade the TS CALs to RD CALs and move them from 2003 to 2008.  This is why SA is a great feature to stay current and legal.
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markbenhamAuthor Commented:
Hi Guys,

Thanks for your responses. If I do have SA and upgrade them, presumably I will be able upgrade them a batch at a time?

 I will only need to upgrade 25 for now as there are still users logging into 2003.

Many Thanks
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Mohammed KhawajaManager - Infrastructure:  Information TechnologyCommented:
With SA you can upgrade to the latest and still have downgrade privileges meaning that you could use 15 for Win2K12, 10 for Win2K8 and 10 for Win2K3.  If you do not have SA then you need to buy all new CALs or stick with the existing version you have.
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