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Visual Studio Licensing for Developer machines on EC2

Last Modified: 2018-12-14
Hey All, Need some advise:

What’s the correct way of licensing Visual Studio and other licensed development tools when running on an EC2 instance and cloning them for any new instances? Right now, there are 5 developers with a Visual Studio 2017 licence and they login to their respective Ec2 instance where each developer has a Visual studio license. Now the scenario is:

If new VM’s need to be created, current process is basically creating an Instance from a Base AMI which has got all of these development tools installed with a generic license and then manually entering new license info.

Is there a way that any new VM created can de-associate previous license and enter new license or does it have to be done manually. terraform is being used to spin up these instances.
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