Selecting a Software Licensing Program

Product licensing is, in most ways, tertiary to your daily work—it is, after all, largely a matter of tracking paperwork. You need only select a licensing program, ensure that you purchase the appropriate number of licenses, and keep track of the proof of those purchases. Just because it's simple, however, don't take it lightly; the consequences for not tracking this particular set of paperwork can be expensive, time-consuming, and awkward to deal with.

There are two kinds of licenses associated with a Windows server product. Your planning should take into consideration how you handle both sorts of licenses.

  • Server License This license is straightforward; each system running Windows Server 2003 requires a single ...

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