Windows 2008 Terminal Services CAL's

Hi Experts
I'm stumped.

I have a number of member servers running different apps. One of the member servers (IP address .12) requires multiple people connecting to it via Terminal Services
So I detailed my requirements to the MS Voume License reseller and we paid close to £900 for 5 CAL's. I state the price as that may provide a clue whether the right product was ordered by the reseller.

He stated that two types of TS licences were required in windows 2008 and gave me this link

http://www.microsoft.com/windowsserver2008/en/us/licensing-rds.aspx

So the screenshot atached shows the online volume license portal and there are no licenses...there are 5 ISO images I can download under the server section and I don't know which one to download and install to enable this server to have 5 USER TS CAL's.

The server .12 has been built with the TS role and is being used by the limitation of two people and I have 21 days to play with before the 120 day period runs out.
Can anyone assist in the deployment of user CAL's not device based CAL's screenshot of MS volume licenses
Thanks in advance Experts!
Rob
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Lester_ClaytonCommented:
Terminal Server CAL's are activated via Microsoft using the "Remote Desktop Licensing Manager".  With this tool you must first Activate the License Server by providing the company name and e-mail address for the Licenses you have.  Once you've done this you "Install Licenses".  To do this you will need your license agreement type and agreement number.  You then specify the number and type of CAL's.  Once Microsoft's clearing house have validated your license request, the license server will be able to provide CAL's to any Terminal Servers who have this License Server set as it's license server.

If all is well you should see something similar to the following, with 5 instead of 1000.
RD-LIcensing-Manager.png
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RobKanjAuthor Commented:
Dear Lester
Thanks a lot....this has given me a lot of pointers and I have seen the  "Remote Desktop Licensing Manager". It currently states that the current free configuration will run out in 21 days.
I have the details that you have referred to: company name, email etc, agreement number etc and will go through this procedure this weekend and will update you once I hear back from MS.

Regards
Rob
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RobKanjAuthor Commented:
Dear Lester all complete
I had to ring MS themselves as we have an OVS License and this does not appear in the Remote Manager Licensing wizard. Even choosing "Other" sis not allow me to enter the Vxxxxxxx No.
But it was all authenticated over the phone.

Thank you for pointing me in the right direction
Regards
Rob
 
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