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How to check license information


How to check license information

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Hi Friends,

What is the best way to get the information regarding the SQL Server licenses in our environment. We need to get the information as serverName, edition & licenseType (client/server) etc.

Any help is appreciated. :-)


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SQL doesn't keep track of how it's licenced, that's paperwork. (other than SQL 2012 in one case)

As for server name, version and edition, have a look at the MAP tool from Microsoft.


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With difficulty, 2005 onwards, SQL doesn't store if it is proc/core or server/cal licensed, it is up to you to assign licenses logically to ensure your server estate is covered and complies with MS licensing regulations.



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GilaMonster (12/18/2012)
SQL doesn't keep track of how it's licenced, that's paperwork. (other than SQL 2012 in one case)

As for server name, version and edition, have a look at the MAP tool from Microsoft.


Thanks a lot Gail & Anthony. I am looking at MAP tool & it seems very useful. Appreciate it :-)


Sujeet Singh
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