Licesning an Exchange 2003 Server in Winodws 2000 AD

Licesning an Exchange 2003 Server in Winodws 2000 AD

Post by Q2hhcmxpZS » Thu, 01 Dec 2005 09:21:03

Planning to install a new Exchange 2003 server, on a Windows 2003 server into
a Windows 2000 AD domain. It is the only Windows 2003 server in the Windows
2000 domain. I understand how to license the Exchange server, just confused
the licensing of Windows server. Does the Windows 2000 CAL's allow my users
to access the Exchange Server? If I need Winodws 2003 CALs, how many CALs
are needed? The same as the number of Exchange CALs?

What happens when the Winodws 2000 AD is upgraded to Windows 2003 AD. Will
I be able use the Windows 2003 CALs for the AD upgrade?

Licesning an Exchange 2003 Server in Winodws 2000 AD

Post by v-wwen » Thu, 01 Dec 2005 12:32:26


Thank you for posting here!

Unfortunately, licensing issues are out of our support boundary in the
newsgroups. For assistance with licensing questions, in the United States
and Canada, you may call the licensing team directly at 1-800-426-9400
(select option 4), Monday through Friday, 6:00 A.M. to 5:30 P.M. (PST) to
speak directly to a Microsoft licensing specialist. Thank you for your

Worldwide customers can use the Guide to Worldwide Microsoft Licensing
Sites to find contact information in their locations.

I also helped you perform a research and would like to provide you with the
following links for your reference.

Windows Server 2003 Pricing and Licensing

Exchange Server 2003: How to Buy

I hope the information above is helpful.

Have a good day!

Thanks & regards,

Winfred Weng
Microsoft Online Partner Support

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