MSDN Windows license for demo purpose

Jurkowski, Maciej 1 Reputation point


From what I understand, MSDN Windows license can be used on R&D servers and a purchased Windows license should be used on production servers.

I have an R&D system with a prototype software running. Everyone in R&D using it has their own MSDN accounts. But now we've been asked to share access to the prototype with a marketing person for just a single week. Will they need their own MSDN account or does the MSDN allow access for cases like this? Would a Free MSDN Visual Studio Dev Essentials license be enough? Or would we need to re-license the machine to a purchased Windows? Are there any short-term licensing plans which would work here?

Maciej Jurkowski

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  1. Jurkowski, Maciej 1 Reputation point

    OK, I think I've found the answer in


    I think this would cover my case. But I could use a confirmation from someone more fluent with the licensing terms that I understand this correctly.