Thursday, March 15, 2012 6:27 PM
We have a Windows Server 2003, Web-Edition that is currently serving anonymous, external (internet) users a few web-forms.
We have another Windows Server 2003, Standard-Edition that is currently serving internal users a web-application. Every user that accesses this server has a valid, Windows Server 2003 CAL.
We would like to consolidate these two servers into a single server. I understand that based on the licensing for Windows Server 2003, Web-Edition we must maintain that server to serve our anonyous, external (internet) users. However, if we deployed our web-application (for internal users) onto the Windows Server 2003, Web-Edition server, is this permitted under the current licensing for Windows Server 2003, Web-Edition? As noted earlier, every internal user has a valid Windows Server 2003 CAL, so the question is really can those CALs be used on Windows Server 2003, Web-Edition?
Thank you for your time.
Thursday, March 15, 2012 7:20 PM
The best option would be for you to contact Microsoft themselves for this information. Licensing questions should be answered by them directly.
- Proposed As Answer by netengineer.kamal Friday, March 16, 2012 4:39 AM
Friday, March 16, 2012 5:51 AMModerator
It’s best to call Microsoft directly for the accurate information.
- Marked As Answer by Cheers ZHANGMicrosoft Contingent Staff, Moderator Wednesday, March 21, 2012 8:29 AM