Licensing HELL... CAL's don't issue after installing!!!
Posted on 2004-03-24
I have a multi domain and multi OS (nt4 workstation, win2k, winXPpro, mac OS X...), and a couple of Server 2003 terminal servers. All workstations could connect to all TS's (with the 120 day grace period).
Today I activated one of the servers as a license server, and installed a 20 per-user open license.... BANG... Now some of the servers cannot connect to the licensing server, and some workstations cannot log on because "No Licensing Server was available to issue a license... Please contact your administrator... blah blah". The ones that do work get a temporary token issued, not a CAL
After fiddling with things for a while, I called Microsoft Clearinghouse, and they got me to deactivate and reactivate the licensing server, and reinstall the license pack. Still..... same problem. Also, the previous license pack still shows up as available. So now, I have two 20 per-user open license CAL packs, and none work....
Any ideas???? ..............