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Peter99
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Posted - 05/10/2013 :  11:48:38  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Hi,

Do we need license to install sql server 2008 r2 standard edition on dev box to use as dev or test server?

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jackv
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Posted - 05/10/2013 :  13:47:36  Show Profile  Visit jackv's Homepage  Reply with Quote
Yes , a license is required for SQL Server 2008 R2 Standard.

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Edited by - jackv on 05/10/2013 13:47:58
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Bustaz Kool
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Posted - 05/10/2013 :  14:07:46  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Have you looked into the Developer's Edition of SQL Server? The cost is minimal but you can't use it on your production machines.

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jackv
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Posted - 05/11/2013 :  01:56:51  Show Profile  Visit jackv's Homepage  Reply with Quote
do you have any other licensing in place ? That may possibly cover this SQL Server license. For example , if you have Enterprise Edition licening that may cover a host

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