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We Have actives Servers in the main DC and his VM replication in the secondary DT. This replication, it´s usually off (except at the annual DRP test). So, I need to know if the replication must have a payed licence. RRS feed

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  • We Have actives Servers in the main DC and his VM replication in the secondary DT. This replication, it´s usually off (except at the annual DRP test). So, I need to know if the replication must have a payed licence. 
    Friday, June 26, 2020 3:17 PM

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  • Yes, regardless of how you use windows proper licensing is required. Legal licensing questions are better directed towards your reseller's trained licensing specialist or ask microsoft directly.

    https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/licensing/existing-customer/activation-centers

     

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    Regards, Dave Patrick ....
    Microsoft Certified Professional
    Microsoft MVP [Windows Server] Datacenter Management

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    Friday, June 26, 2020 3:25 PM
  • if you have purchased Software Assurance, you have the DR benefit, details are in the Product Terms document

    https://www.microsoftvolumelicensing.com/Downloader.aspx?documenttype=PT&lang=English


    Don [doesn't work for MSFT, and they're probably glad about that ;]


    • Edited by DonPick Saturday, June 27, 2020 1:12 PM
    Saturday, June 27, 2020 1:12 PM
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