Connect to a Terminal Services License Server

Applies To: Windows Server 2008

After installing TS Licensing, you can use TS Licensing Manager to connect to and manage Terminal Services license servers.

If you want to use TS Licensing Manager from another Windows Server 2008 computer, see Running TS Licensing Manager.

Membership in the Administrators group, or equivalent, is the minimum required to complete this procedure. Review details about using the appropriate accounts and group memberships at Local and Domain Default Groups (

To connect to a Terminal Services license server by using TS Licensing Manager

  1. Click Start, point to Administrative Tools, point to Terminal Services, and then click TS Licensing Manager.

  2. On the Action menu, click Connect.

  3. In the Server box, type the name of the license server to which you want to connect, and then click OK.

When TS Licensing Manager opens, it tries to find all the license servers in the workgroup or domain that are automatically discoverable and to which the user has the appropriate administrative permissions.

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