External Connector license This license is an optional licensing alternative. You acquire an External Connector license for each copy of the Windows Server 2003 software that will be accessed by your external users. For more information about how to obtain an External Connector license, visit the following Microsoft Web page:
SQL Server 2000, SQL Server 2005, and SQL Server 2008 licensing
A SQL Server Client Access License (CAL) is required for a user to access or use the services and functionality of Microsoft SQL Server. The two types of SQL Server licenses are as follows:
Individual CALs This license is purchased for each user who accesses a server that is running SQL Server.For more information about how to obtain individual CALs, visit the following Microsoft Web page:
Processor licensing model A license is required for each physical or virtual processor that is accessed by an operating system environment that is running SQL Server. This licensing model is most appropriate for applications that can be accessed through the Internet and for internal applications that have a high client-to-server ratio.For more information about how to obtain a SQL Server Processor license, visit the following Microsoft Web page:
Licensing for Business Portal in Microsoft Dynamics GP or in Microsoft Business Solutions - Great Plains, or for Business Portal in Microsoft Dynamics SL or in Microsoft Business Solutions - Solomon
An Employee or Customer license is required for any user who accesses Business Portal. The following describes these licenses:
Employee User license This license is purchased for any internal employee who accesses Business Portal. An Employee User license is included for each System Manager user that you purchase. However, the license can be used for any named user.
Customer User license This license is purchased for any external customer who accesses Business Portal.
For more information about licensing basics, visit the following Microsoft Web page: