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Users are getting licensing errors saying there is only 5 days left until the temporary licenses expire. However the Terminal server is pointing at the license server and is showing the active full licenses that have been installed.
Setup is a 2003 terminal server and a 2003 SBS server with licensing installed and installed licenses. Both servers were installed about 115 days ago.
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You've installed "Per User" TS CALs, but your terminal server is set to request "Per Device" CALs. Start the Terminal Services Configuration MMC, select "Server Settings", double-click "Licensing Mode", and set the Licensing Mode to "Per User".
The function of Terminal Server CALs in Windows Server 2003
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/822134
In addition, you might have to set the "LicensingGracePeriodEnded" registry entry as described here:
Event ID 1009 is logged on a Terminal Server License server in a Windows Server 2003-based domain
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/885013
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