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Detecting Evaluation Version

Posted By:      Posted Date: October 25, 2010    Points: 0   Category :Sql Server

I am worried that I used the wrong media when installing SQL Server 2008 Enterprise Edition. Is there a way to an installation of Enterprise Edition apart from the 180-day Evaluation Edition of Enterprise Edition on a running instance? Does SELECT @@VERSION return a string indicating "evaluation edition", for example?

If I do have the evaluation edition installed, how can I tell how much time I have left before it stops working?

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