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Install Terminal Services on SBS 2003 R2 OS, without installing SBS components.

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A client of mine has seen fit to purchase the equipment required to have a Terminal server installed at his site.

He has 1 X existing server running Server 2003 R2 servicing 12 clients locally


1 X New server with software, SBS 2003 R2, 5 X Client CALS for Terminal Services.

My question is:
Is it possible to use the SBS 2003 R2, without installing the SBS components, and use this new server for Terminal Services in the existing domain? Ideally I would recommend the servers change roles and the SBS becomes the primary in full blown SBS mode but the idea was not well received because of down time and expense.

Hopefully I am clear on my question, just trying to keep it simple, and hoping for a simple answer, also hoping he aint wasted his money and needs to purchase Server 2003. Once again this was done because SBS 2003 was cheaper than Server 2003 not alway the best policy.

Gonna ramp up the points for a quick resolution to this question.

Kind Regards
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