Terminal server 2008 R2 in a workgroup

Hi,
I need to setup a 2008 R2 terminal server in a pure workgroup environment.  What sort of licensing issues might I have problems with?
Thanks - Wayne
wspjones99Asked:
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saraf1000Commented:
Yes - You just install the Terminal Services Role -- ie. Terminal Services and Terminal Services Licening (120 days trial is available -without pain). Thats it..
Post 120 days of working - u may uninstall - continue usage by purchasing the licenses per user/device (preferred per user). Cost approx 95-100$ per user.
There is no difference in licensing for workgroup or domain environment.

Saraf

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JammyPakCommented:
there isn't any connection between remote desktop (ie terminal server) licenses and a domain. no special considerations that I can think of.

you still need to license per user or per client, setup a license server, point your TServers to it, etc
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wspjones99Author Commented:
Will the license server run OK in a workgroup environment?
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Darius GhassemCommented:
You will need to manually configure the TS\RDS server to point to the Licensing server but that is about it. No other issues should be presented when using TS in a workgroup
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wspjones99Author Commented:
How do I do that?  Both roles will be on the same server....
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