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Windows 2008 R2 RDP CALS vs. Windows 2008 RDP User CALS?

tgreendyk
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Hi all,

I'm setting up a Windows 2008 R2 server for Remote Desktop Services and I want to install a 5-user license pack. Someone told me today that I need to be careful about what licenses I buy -- that a Windows 2008 RDP CAL will not work on a WIndows 2008 R2 server. Is this true? Sounds kind of hard to believe, but his comment made me want to at least check it out.

Thanks,

Tom
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