two 2008 terminal servers - how to share licenses

I have two 2008 terminal servers. One of them has the licensing on it with the license pack. I have the other one that has connected to my 2003 ts server for licensing. How can i change that so it points to my 2008 server for the licensing instead. Thanks in advance
kjamezAsked:
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BawerCommented:
you can add the server in the licensing manager and similarly remove the server from the 2003 lic list.
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kjamezAuthor Commented:
So on the server that has the TS Cals, you want me to add the other server in the licensing manager? Does that mean I need to install the licensing on the other server to make that work? Please be specific. Thanks so much
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Darius GhassemCommented:
In the TS servers Configuration you need to attach them to the one TS licensing server. The settings are on the TS servers not the licensing server.

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc754759(v=ws.10).aspx
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kjamezAuthor Commented:
In my configuration, to add or remove a server is greyed out for some reason. It shows the 2003 server but cant remove or add. Do you think i might have remove TS and install again? Thanks
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Darius GhassemCommented:
You need to change the License Server discovery Mode.

To specify the license server discovery mode on a terminal server by using Terminal Services Configuration
On the terminal server, open Terminal Services Configuration. To open Terminal Services Configuration, click Start, point to Administrative Tools, point to Terminal Services, and then click Terminal Services Configuration.

Under Licensing, double-click License server discovery mode.

Select either of the following, depending on which is appropriate for your environment:

Automatically discover a license server
Use the specified license servers
For more information about the license server discovery process, see Terminal Services License Server Discovery.

After you have made a selection, click OK.
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kjamezAuthor Commented:
I dont have those menus. here is what i have. under admin tools i have remote desktop services - remote desktop session host configuration. when i open that i have edit settings. Under licensing i click on remote desktop license servers. in there, I have chose of per device and per user, which is chosen. down below for servers i can see the 2003 server but all choices are greyed out. I cant remove the server and I cant and any new server.
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kjamezAuthor Commented:
I dont know if this matters. the server that I am trying to share the Cals with is a DC. The license server is not a DC but is a member server.
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Darius GhassemCommented:
Alright so, you are using Windows 2008 Server R2 which is using Remote Desktop Services which is a little different then Terminal Services configurations.

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd560655(v=ws.10).aspx#BKMK_2
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