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We are planning for the setup of VMware essentila plus and EMC storage if we are planning for the thin clients i think then going for the windows terminal server will be ideal solution. But to I do not know what are the licensing polices  Iam looking for the 25 users getting connected to the termial server who uses , ms office (word , excel and ms outlook) and internet explorer .
1. Please let me know what all softwares and licensing to be procured from microsoft
2. how to configure the windows terminal server (step by step guide)
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Licensing is a whole other beast. You need to contact MS or an authorized dealer for any licensing questions since none of the Experts are qualified to answer licensing questions on behalf of a the licenser.

Now from my experience you need to a Terminal Server USER\DEVICE CAL for any user or device that will connect to your TS server.

http://www.brianmadden.com/blogs/brianmadden/archive/2004/04/01/the-ultimate-guide-to-windows-2003-terminal-server-licensing.aspx

You need to purchase a VLK for Office to install on a TS server http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/office-2003-resource-kit/office-2003-licensing-and-system-requirements-HA001140301.aspx

Dependent on what Windows Server edition you are installing will depend on what guide you would use for TS\RDS install
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Thanks for the reply, we are planning for windows 2008 R2 STD. please please how to install and configure terminal services for this. Thanks in advance.
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Thanks for the reply, small confusion that is if windows2008 R2 is configured as a terminal server :
1. by using ncomputing devices or wyse can I acheive the desktop login for these devices.
2.we procure VDA licenses from microsoft
3. ncomputing devices or wyse logins should get the desktop environment with different login for each user having basic applications like internet explorer, ms office suite (ms word , excel , ms outlook and powe point) adobe reader and local printer and also network printer access.
Please help.
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Windows 2008 Server R2 the service is called Remote Desktop Services there is a suite of tools within this service to deploy different types of the services. The Service you are looking for is called Host Session
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