[THIN] Re: Terminal Services CALS

  • From: "Sean P Casey" <casey@xxxxxx>
  • To: <thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 4 Oct 2002 11:12:27 -0400

Why downgrade to WIN95 in the first place.............??

-Sean
----- Original Message -----
From: "Evan Mann" <emann@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Friday, October 04, 2002 11:06 AM
Subject: [THIN] Re: Terminal Services CALS


>
> Put aside "rights" and look at it this way:
>
> Win2K Pro machines have a built in TS CAL
>
> Win95 does not.
>
> Win95 connects to your TS server, it wants a CAL.
>
> Since you purchased Win2K Pro licenses, which have a built in CAL, are you
> entitled to MS giving you CAL licenses to use Win95 machines?  I'd say
call
> MS Licensing and ask.  They will be the only people who can tell you the
> answer and provide the license.
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Lee, David (CITY TREASURY) [mailto:David.Lee@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx]
> Sent: Friday, October 04, 2002 11:05 AM
> To: 'thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx'
> Subject: [THIN] Re: Terminal Services CALS
>
>
>
> Ouch!  So although we have effectively purchased a TS CAL for each PC as
> part of the Win2k Pro license, because we have exercised the downgrade
right
> to install Windows 95, we can't use it?
>
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Blackman, John [mailto:John.Blackman@xxxxxxxxxxx]
> Sent: 04 October 2002 15:44
> To: 'thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx'
> Subject: [THIN] Re: Terminal Services CALS
>
>
>
> Yeah I agree, the way I understood it you have to be explicitly running
W2K
> Pro in order to use the "built in" TS CAL license.
>
> John
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jensen, Jay [mailto:jjensen@xxxxxxxxx]
> Sent: 04 October 2002 15:38
> To: 'thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx'
> Subject: [THIN] Re: Terminal Services CALS
>
>
> You don't.  If you are connecting with a Windows 95 workstation to a Win2K
> Server running Citrix / Terminal servers you will need a TS CAL and Win2k
> license for each connection.
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Lee, David (CITY TREASURY) [mailto:David.Lee@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx]
> Sent: Friday, October 04, 2002 9:20 AM
> To: Thin client listserve (E-mail)
> Subject: [THIN] Terminal Services CALS
>
>
>
> Apologies for another licensing question!  We are about to start an
> expansion of our XPe server farm, and I'm having some fun sorting out MS
> Terminal Services CALS for the client machines......
>
> We have about 200 fairly recent spec Dell PCs, which were supplied with
> Windows 2000 Professional licences, but for various reasons, currently
have
> to run a downgrade installation of Windows 95 (yeuk!).  Now, the Win2K
> licence for each PC includes a TS CAL, but as the PCs run Win95, how do I
> convince the licensing server that all is legit?
>
> Cheers
>
> David Lee
>
>
> Network Engineer
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>
> Tel: (01752) - 307844
>
>
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