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  • Question

  • What's license model for Hyper-V replica at standby site?

    ___________________________________________________ Naruphon blog: http://www.vm360degree.com

    Friday, October 5, 2012 7:05 PM

Answers

  • If you replicate a VM from your licensed hosts to a hosting company of some sort using Hyper-V Replica (Windows Server 8) or one of the plethora of 3rd party alternatives, then you need to license the installation of Windows that is in each replica VM … even if it is powered off or locked in a replicating state. 

    A great description for that can be found there

    Why I Recommend Software Assurance For Hyper-V Licensing

    http://www.aidanfinn.com/?p=11837

    Also some information about Windows Server 2012 Virtualisation Licensing Scenarios

    http://www.aidanfinn.com/?p=13090


    Mohamed Fawzi | http://fawzi.wordpress.com

    • Proposed as answer by M Fawzi Friday, October 5, 2012 8:39 PM
    • Marked as answer by Lawrence, Wednesday, October 24, 2012 7:49 AM
    Friday, October 5, 2012 8:39 PM