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Virtual Machine licensing on Windows Server 2012 Standard RRS feed

  • Question

  • If I purchase Windows Server 2012 Standard and I want to run two virtual machines running 2008 standard R2 on the same server, will I need to purchase additional licensing since they are not Windows Server 2012 virtual machines? The server will have 2x Intel Xeon processors.
    Tuesday, September 25, 2012 4:16 PM

All replies

  • You can downgrade the license instances you are allowed with Server 2012.  You will need to contact your licensing agent to get the media and license keys
    Tuesday, September 25, 2012 5:01 PM