Link to home
Create AccountLog in
Avatar of janhoedt
janhoedt

asked on

Terminal services for XenApp test version

Hi,

I would like to test XenApp and will use the development version for this (which is limited to 2 connections?). Now I would like to know if I do have to configure terminal services licensing for this server (with only 2 connections)?
If I do, isn't there a test-version so I can use XenApp for testing purposes (only 2 connections)?

Thanks for your input,
J.
Avatar of LesterClayton
LesterClayton
Flag of Norway image

You do not need to configure terminal server licensing at all - for 60 days.  Terminal Server, when installed, will function for 60 days without talking to a license server, and you can technically have "unlimited" connections.  Of course, you'll be limited to the number of licenses XenApp will grant you.
Caveat to my statement - if you're an administrator you'll get nagged - a lot - saying that it's not licensed :)  Just ignore the nags.
Avatar of Carl Webster
You have 120 days to get TS Licensing installed on TS 2003/2008.  For 2008 R2 it is 90 days.

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd983943(v=ws.10).aspx
Avatar of janhoedt
janhoedt

ASKER

And after the 60 days? 2 connections?
CarlWebster hit the nail on the head - it is 90 days for R2.

After your grace period expires, the only connections that will be allowed are connections made with /admin - thus using the standard 2 connections with RDP.  ICA connections won't be possible.

Hopefully 90 days will be sufficient time for you to test.
ASKER CERTIFIED SOLUTION
Avatar of joharder
joharder
Flag of United States of America image

Link to home
membership
Create an account to see this answer
Signing up is free. No credit card required.
Create Account