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Windows 2003 Terminal Server and rdesktop Licensing

We have a problem with out Windows Server 2003 Terminal Server Licensing.   We have many Mandrake Linux workstations with a patched version of rdesktop that allows to use of built-in licenses and we also purchased and installed 20 Windows 2003 Terminal Server CAL's.   When I was looking at the terminal server licensing server I noticed that none of the 20 CAL's we purchased have been issued and 940 temporary licenses have been issued.  The weird thing is most of the machines that have temporary licenses have  over 100 temporary licenses issued to them.  Many of them were issued to the same device within minutes of each other.  Why is that?  Why haven't any of the 20 CAL's we purchased been issued?  
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WeHeCommented:
connect with an unpatched rdesktop from a windows client.
if it get's an cal issued, you have to check your linux clients.
since how long is the TS activated? more then 120 days?
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AirotechexpertAuthor Commented:
Yes, the terminal server has been activated for more than 120 days.  rdesktop from a windows client?  We use a program called terminal server client.  I didn't know you could use rdesktop on a windows machine.  
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WeHeCommented:
terminal server client is the older client, with XP comes the rdp client (remote desktop protokol). Which i meant. :)
after 120 days, no more temporary cal's should be issued.
did it work to get a licence issued with a normal windows client?
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AirotechexpertAuthor Commented:
When connecting to the terminal server with rdp client that comes with windows xp I still dont get a license,  i still only have a temporary license.  Does the temporary license have to expire before a new license is issued?
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WeHeCommented:
the temporary licences should expire at the moment, a normal licecne is issued.
does your TS see your licence server?
ansy eventlog entrys?
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