Installed Terminal Server 2008 in an Active Directory 2003

I installed Terminal Server 2008 in an Active Directory 2003 and licensed it for per use for 50 users using the Agreement method.  Today, I went onto the TS and it said it was not licensed and had a red circle on the server so I licensed it again and it said that this license was already installed.  Now a yellow triangle with an exclamation is on the server name and if I right click and select "Review Configuration"  there is a yellow exclamation mark that states "This license server is not installed on a domain controller.  Terminal servers in the domain will not be able to automatically discover this license server."  Do I have to add the TS 2008 license to a Windows Domain Controller which is 2003?
cwojcicki1099Asked:
Who is Participating?
I wear a lot of hats...

"The solutions and answers provided on Experts Exchange have been extremely helpful to me over the last few years. I wear a lot of hats - Developer, Database Administrator, Help Desk, etc., so I know a lot of things but not a lot about one thing. Experts Exchange gives me answers from people who do know a lot about one thing, in a easy to use platform." -Todd S.

Netman66Commented:
You may want to read this article:

http://www.msterminalservices.org/articles/Changes-Windows-Server-2008-Terminal-Server-Licensing-Part1.html

A link to Part 2 of this article is in there also.

0
Henrik JohanssonSystems engineerCommented:
No, you can't install TS CAL for Windows Server 2008 on a server running Windows Server 2003
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/839878

You nead to configure the TS license server information manual
In TS Configuration MMC, double-click "license server discovery mode" and change it to "Use the specified license server" and enter the servername hosting the TS license server role.

0
cwojcicki1099Author Commented:
I  did configure the TS in the "License server discovery mode".  But when I right click the server in the Licensing Manager and Review Configuration, it still comes up with a yellow exclamation for "This license server is not installed on a domain controller.  Terminal servers in the domain will not be able to automatically discover this license server."  
0
cwojcicki1099Author Commented:
I think I know what's going on.  There are 3 license discovery mode:

"Workgroup: This is only available when the computer that you are installing the License Service on a server that is not a member of a domain. If you configure workgroup scope, terminal servers, without any additional configuration, can automatically discover a license server in the same workgroup.
"Domain: Domain scope is only available when the computer that you are installing the License Service on is a member of a domain.  If you configure domain scope, terminal servers, without any additional configuration, can automatically discover a license server in the same domain if the license server is installed on a domain controller. To configure domain scope, you must be logged on as a domain administrator to the domain in which the license server is a member.
"Forest: Forest scope are only available when the computer that you are installing the License Service on is a member of a domain.  If you configure forest scope, terminal servers, without any additional configuration, can automatically discover a license server in the same forest. To configure forest scope, you must be logged on as an enterprise administrator to the forest in which the license server is a member.

Mine is set to "This domain" and that's the warning that I'm getting.  Should I change it to "The Forest"?
0
Netman66Commented:
It sounds that way, yes.

Give it a shot.

0

Experts Exchange Solution brought to you by

Your issues matter to us.

Facing a tech roadblock? Get the help and guidance you need from experienced professionals who care. Ask your question anytime, anywhere, with no hassle.

Start your 7-day free trial
It's more than this solution.Get answers and train to solve all your tech problems - anytime, anywhere.Try it for free Edge Out The Competitionfor your dream job with proven skills and certifications.Get started today Stand Outas the employee with proven skills.Start learning today for free Move Your Career Forwardwith certification training in the latest technologies.Start your trial today
Microsoft Server OS

From novice to tech pro — start learning today.

Question has a verified solution.

Are you are experiencing a similar issue? Get a personalized answer when you ask a related question.

Have a better answer? Share it in a comment.