Configure License Settings for a Terminal Server

Applies To: Windows Server 2008

Each user or computing device that connects to a terminal server must have a valid Terminal Services client access license (TS CAL) issued by a Terminal Services license server.

To ensure that a terminal server can contact (discover) a Terminal Services license server to request TS CALs for clients, you need to do the following on the terminal server:

To be alerted to possible licensing configuration issues, use Licensing Diagnosis in Terminal Services Configuration. For more information about Licensing Diagnosis, see Identify Possible Licensing Problems for the Terminal Server.

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