Office 2013 licensing on Terminal servers

Hi, I would like to ask the MS Licensing expert out there, we currently creating a Citrix VM environment with 4 2012-r2 servers farm which will host Sage MAS500 ERP application, ERP application will be published and push out to 120 users, our ERP is utilizes Office 2013 data export and mail merge for about 20 users, none of Office applications will be published to users other than export/mail merge are call within the ERP application. How would this Office 2013 be licensed? I know that MS Office license on RDP is per device only but how the license is allocated to the device if Office is not being published?

Thanks!

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Lee W, MVPTechnology and Business Process AdvisorCommented:
If you're using a PORTION of Office, you need a full copy of office - ONE PER RDS CAL.  

That said,
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David Johnson, CD, MVPOwnerCommented:
one must always reference the newest Product Usage Rights. aka PLUR or PUR now called Product Terms (PT) http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/licensing/product-licensing/products.aspx#PT
In short any user that is licensed on a device may use that copy of office on another machine.

https://www.virtualqube.com/blog/licensing-office-in-a-remote-desktop-environment/
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amdjAuthor Commented:
Since the office is licensed per device, what happen if all 100 workstations connect to server via RDS and we want to allocate the license to only those workstations that need to have office? do we have any control of this?
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David Johnson, CD, MVPOwnerCommented:
you would have to keep track of which users have office installed somewhere else and have them in a separate collection/security group.
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amdjAuthor Commented:
@David, it should be devices right? not users.
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David Johnson, CD, MVPOwnerCommented:
the way it is written is that a user use the program if they have it installed and licensed on  another device.
For instance John has office installed on his computer this means that John ran run Office on ANY computer. Joe does not have office licensed on any computer so technically he cannot use it on John's computer. Both John and Joe cannot use the same license at the same time.

Makes one's head hurt sometimes.
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Lee W, MVPTechnology and Business Process AdvisorCommented:
It has been my understanding that OFFICE is licensed PER USER, not device regardless of what your RDS licensing is.  The previous point about Office Licenses on the desktop extending to the RDS server is accurate PROVIDED your desktop users are using the SAME EXACT VERSION.  i.e., if they are using Home and Business, THOSE DON'T COUNT.  If they are using Standard on the desktop but Pro is on the RDS server, THOSE DON'T COUNT.

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