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Window Server Core License Expansion

Dear,

Customer bought window server 2019, and now they want to expand the window server core license as per their VM expansion.

Can customer buy only core license for expansion for window server 2022 ?

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Core License Expansion

Not sure what is meant by this. Adding virtual machines?
Some general info
- Each host needs to be licensed.
- A minimum of 8 core licenses is required for each physical processor and a minimum of 16 core licenses is required for each server.
- Core licenses are sold in packs of two.
- Standard Edition provides rights for up to 2 Operating System Environments or Windows Servers containers with Hyper-V isolation when all physical cores in the server are licensed. For each additional 1 or 2 VMs, all the physical cores in the server must be licensed again.
- DataCenter Edition provides rights for unlimited Operating System Environments or Windows Servers containers with Hyper-V isolation when all physical cores in the server are licensed.

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