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#1 Martin Hoffmann

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Posted 26 November 2011 - 03:54 AM

We need Yosemite Server Backup for 4 Windows machines, one of the is SBS 2011. Is it true that i can combine an YSB SBS License and 1 Standard License to license all 4 machines for backup on 1 tape drive?
My question is about specific limitations of the YSB SBS edition - just to make sure!

Regards, Martin

#2 Dave Farrow

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Posted 28 November 2011 - 07:54 PM

Martin,

The SBS license requires the Master Server to be on a Windows SBS machine. Including the SBS machine, the license allows you to protect 3 servers and an unlimited number of workstations. If you want to protect 4 machines, you have to purchase the Unlimited license. The SBS and Standard licenses cannot be used together to protect 4 servers.

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#3 Martin Hoffmann

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Posted 29 November 2011 - 10:25 AM

Okay i understand!
Is this only a limitation of the SBS bundle?
Can i for instance combine 2 Standard Licenses on one installation to backup two servers. One remote and the other local on tape?

#4 Ben Kloos

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Posted 30 November 2011 - 05:29 PM

You can not. One product key replaces the other.





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