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windows server 2016 how many CAL need to buy?

 
AlbertLA
Occasional Contributor

windows server 2016 how many CAL need to buy?

Hi, I plan to buy HPE ProLiant DL360 Gen10 Silver 4110 (2.1GHz/8-core) for hosting my HR ESS system in Windows server 2016 standard. My employees will access HR system through intranet using their own computer, we also plan to let them access this system using internet once we get our own fixed IP (maybe one or two years later).

May i know what type of CAL and how many of CAL that i need to purchase? Around 6 persons will have direct access to server, more than 100 employees will access to the hosting HR system. If i buy SQL server Core license, do i need to buy CAL? Let say i host the HR system by creating VM in windows server 2016, how do i save the cost for CAL license?

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Suman_1978
HPE Pro

Re: windows server 2016 how many CAL need to buy?

Hi,

Here re some links which may help you, refer to the first two links which will answer your questions.

User Client Access License (CAL) Pricing Update
https://community.hpe.com/t5/Alliances/User-Client-Access-License-CAL-Pricing-Update/ba-p/6796996

All About Client Access Licenses
https://community.hpe.com/t5/Alliances/Don-t-Forget-the-CALs-All-About-Client-Access-Licenses/ba-p/6790427

 

HPE Microsoft Windows Server 2016 OEM Licensing FAQs
https://h20195.www2.hpe.com/V2/getpdf.aspx/4AA6-8432ENW.pdf


Introduction to HPE OEM Microsoft Client Access Licenses (CALs)
https://community.hpe.com/t5/Alliances/Introduction-to-HPE-OEM-Microsoft-Client-Access-Licenses-CALs/ba-p/6975977


Understanding Windows Server Client Access Licenses (CALs)
https://community.hpe.com/t5/Alliances/Understanding-Windows-Server-Client-Access-Licenses-CALs/ba-p/7001696


FAQ for CALs - Frequently Asked (Client Access License) Questions
https://community.hpe.com/t5/Alliances/FAQ-for-CALs-Frequently-Asked-Client-Access-License-Questions/ba-p/6790435


What Are The Different Types Of Client Access Licenses (CALs) And Which Do Your Customers Need?
https://community.hpe.com/t5/Alliances/What-Are-The-Different-Types-Of-Client-Access-Licenses-CALs-And/ba-p/6976592

Ensure Your Customers’ Windows Server 2016 Client Access License (CAL) Needs are Filled!
https://community.hpe.com/t5/Alliances/Ensure-Your-Customers-Windows-Server-2016-Client-Access-License/ba-p/6939316

If you still have questions, please contact sales.
https://livechat.hpe.com/
https://www.hpe.com/us/en/contact-hpe.html


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