[dba-SQLServer] Licensing Question for SQL Sever 2000

Francisco Tapia fhtapia at gmail.com
Tue Apr 5 10:53:39 CDT 2005

It was my understanding that if your Sql server is hit by any Internet 
connections then you "had" to go w/ a per processor license.

On Apr 5, 2005 8:44 AM, Joe Rojas <JRojas at tnco-inc.com> wrote:
> Hi All,
> I don't know if any one here is a licensing guru for SQL Server but I was
> wondering how people deal with the following scenario.
> If I have a web server running IIS that connects to a server running SQL
> Server 2000 by using the anonymous account in IIS and have 20 users who 
> use
> the web application on the web server for 5 mins a month, do I need a CAL
> for each of the users (20 User CALs)?
> I did read the FAQ on MS's site about Multi-Tier environments, which in
> essence answers my question with a resounding YES I DO, but I wanted to 
> know
> how people deal with this scenario in the "real" world.
> Thanks!
> JR

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