How to change from Per Server licensing to Per Seat licensing
Note: Conversion works from per server to per seat, but not in the reverse direction.
To Convert from Per-Server Licensing to Per-Seat Licensing
- In Control Panel, double-click Licensing.
- In the Choose Licensing Mode dialog box, click Per Device or click Per User in Windows Server 2003. Click Per Seat or Per Server in Windows 2000 Server.
- You may receive the following error message: Liscence ViolationYou can click Yes to cancel, or click No to continue.
You have requested a change that may violate the license agreement. The License for a one-time change from a Per Server to a Per Device or Per User configuration. Do you want to cancel this request?
- Click No to continue.
- In the window that opens, the following information is displayed in Windows Server 2003:
Per Device or Per User Licensing Client Licensing If you have not purchased a client access license for every computer that will access windows server, you must purchase them prior to using Windows Server. For complete terms and conditions governing the use of this product, see license agreements, which can be found under help. I agree that: I have read and agreed to be bound by the license agreements for this product.If you agree, click to select the I agree check box, and then click OK. In Windows 2000 Server, the information will say "Per Server or Per Seat" instead of "Per Device or Per User."
Article ID: 308597 - Last Review: 03/02/2007 00:28:49 - Revision: 6.3
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