[unclug] Red Hat Licensing for UNC-CH

Scott Adams adams at ils.unc.edu
Fri Feb 20 18:29:54 EST 2004


Just the ones running linux.

Scott


On Fri, 20 Feb 2004, David B. Rankin wrote:

|Scott. In "FTE" count are we counting every business desktop in the
|department *or* only the business desktops that will need to run Linux?
|
|Scott Adams wrote:
|
|> UNC General Administration has come up with a contract with Red Hat for
|> licensing of RHL 3 AS and WS.  By Feb 25th we will need to submit a total
|> count of licenses needed from UNC-CH to add to this list.  The price will
|> be $6.50 for each "FTE" where FTE in this particular case stands for
|> Departmentally owned machine.  Though probably not typical in definition,
|> this is what was agreed.  With this pricing scheme and understanding of
|> FTE's, this is a "doable" situation for UNC-CH.
|> Please notice that the typical educational pricing is $25 for WS and $50
|> for AS.  Please also note that this situation would allow our faculty, staff, and
|> students access for PERSONALLY owned machines without charge to them.
|>
|> At present ATN is counting the number that they might need from
|> their various machines.  Other departments and organizations though will
|> need to be counted too.
|> (For better or worse) I am going to try and get a "future and current
|> need" count of RHL 3 WS and AS licenses.
|> If you could respond to this email by Monday 12PM then I will submit the
|> number to UNC software acquisitions / ATN or wherever it needs to
|> specifically go.
|>
|> Please send me the following:
|> Contact name:
|> Department:
|> Advanced Server count (est.) for year:
|> Work Station count (est.) for year:
|> Do you currently own licenses?
|> Current AS count:
|> Current WS count:
|>
|>
|> thanks,
|> Scott Adams
|> SILS
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