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MySQL/license issue - vb6-mysql server


hi, i made a system using vb6 and my database is on a mysql server on different machine runs in windows server. do i need some kind of license like CAL since my vb6 application connects to my mysql server on a machine that runs on a windows server? i have odbc data source configuration on the client pc (control panel-administrative tools-data sources (ODBC)). please help!

thank you very much and i am looking forward to this!

Dear Sir

I have only just been notified in relation to your question. I see that It is an old question now.

As far as I have come across no you do not need a License as pretty much all server software is open source unless you require it packaged together.


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