Why does our Terminal Services License server issue temporary licenses?
Posted on 2008-06-26
Question: Why does our Terminal Services License server issue temporary licenses?
We have a Citrix Server using Windows 2000 server with 25 Citrix CAL.
We set up AD on a Windows 2003 server.
We moved our Terminal Services licensing server to the AD Win2K3 server.
Since we kept Citrix on the Win2K server we are entitled to unlimited Terminal Services Per Device CALs. Users are using XP on client PC.
We have about 8 users who connect from their home PC to the Citrix server. These users seem to only get temporary licenses which expire in 90 days. We renew them by deleting the registry license setting.
We have another 21 users who have permanent Terminal Services licenses. These users connect using home PC or company issued laptops.
In looking at the lsreport the license type of temporary licenses is A02-5.00-S and A02-5.00-EX for the permanent type.
How does a temporary license become permanent? Any insight is appreciated. How do we fix this problem?