This document describes Symantec Ghost licensing requirements for virtual machines.
Depending on the situation, Symantec requires a license for each physical computer, as well as for any virtual machine (VM) that run Symantec Ghost. To clarify, if the base computer has been imaged with Ghost, a licensed copy of Symantec Ghost is required. This is true even if the computer will not be refreshed again.
Following are Symantec Ghost licensing examples and requirements:
Symantec Ghost is used to build the base image and then image four VM sessions concurrently (at the same time). Five licensed copies of Symantec Ghost are required.
Symantec Ghost is used to build the base image, Four different VM sessions exist, but only two run at the same time. Three licenses of Symantec Ghost are required.
Symantec Ghost is used to manually configure the base image, and the base computer runs multiple VM sessions concurrently. A license is required for each concurrent session.
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