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2012 R2 rok standard license

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2012 R2 rok standard license

we have a proliant dl380 gen9 server with a 2012 R2 rok standard license.
We'd like to know if we can have 1 windows server instance running in the hardware, plus 1 hyper-v VM, with the same ROK license.
Thank you


Re: 2012 R2 rok standard license

OEM licenses can be customized by an equipment manufacturer and therefore might have different rules than you find anywhere else. Do not assume that an OEM license works the same way as a standard volume license. Usually, the greatest difference is that they are not transferable.

For 2012 and 2012 R2, the bound hardware is one or two physical CPUs in a single motherboard. A single CPU system requires one license. A dual CPU system requires one license. A quad CPU system requires two licenses. 

The Thumb Rule is - The physical CPUs are what is licensed.

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