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    Ok, this would seem simple... but MS never is on licensing.

     

    I want to install the archive server, on SQL 2005

     

    Do i just need 1 SQL licenses? (OCS talking to SQL server)...

     

    Or do I need a SQL user licenses per each mailbox/user perse   (50 if I have 50 mail boxes?)

     

    Thanks in Advance,

     

    Clark

    Wednesday, October 15, 2008 1:24 PM

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  • Clients are typically not accessing the database

    It is the Front-End that does the archiving so you need one SQL CAL for evey Front-End server configured for Archiving

     

    Unless you have admins that query the DB directly for reporting then you don't need other SQL CALs

     

    Wednesday, October 15, 2008 4:11 PM