An Introduction to Microsoft Server and Client Licensing Understanding and choosing the right licenses for your Microsoft server products Ariel Gilbert-Knight - April 03, If choosing licenses for your Microsoft server products is making your head spin, our guide to Microsoft server and client licensing is here to help. This article was adapted from an article authored by Chris Peters in March Microsoft's server licensing can be complicated. Do you need a client access license CAL? And should your CAL operate in per-server or per-seat mode? If choosing licenses for your Microsoft products is making your head spin, our guide to Microsoft server and client licensing is here to help. We'll cover licenses for server software, licenses for clients, and some advanced Microsoft licensing scenarios.
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