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      our company have bought "Window Remote Desktop Services"  3 x User CAL, and when i go to server 2008 R2 server manager to add role, i can not see "remote desktop services" there, i only see "terminal services" there , is it ok also if i add "terminal services" instead ? if not where i can install the "remote desktop services" from server manager ? hope you can help , Thx

Keith
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by:Jaroslav Mraz
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Hi,

Remote desktop service is old name and it is for single user connection so on normal pc

Terminal Services is exactly what you need.
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Venugopal N earned 125 total points
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Is the OS which you using is 2008 or 2008R2?
I am sure that in 2008R2  Terminal service is replaced as remote desktop service.

Check the below link formore information..

http://www.howtogeek.com/100812/setup-terminal-services-remote-desktop-server-2008/
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by:Tushar_Darwatkar
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Hello,

Find the below link which provide steps to install the Terminal Services on Windows Server 2008 R2

http://aaronwalrath.wordpress.com/2010/05/23/installing-and-configuring-remote-desktop-services-terminal-services-on-windows-server-2008%C2%A0r2/
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For more information on "Remote Desktop Services" (Terminal Services) on Windows Server 2008 R2 refer the below link.

http://blogs.technet.com/b/mattmcspirit/archive/2009/08/05/remote-desktop-services-in-windows-server-2008-r2-step-by-step-guides.aspx
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by:piaakit
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i am using server 2008 standard, not R2, thats why i can not see "remote desktop services" from server manager, but i have bought "window remote desktop services" user CAL, can this apply to terminal services from 2k8 standard ?

Keith
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by:Tushar_Darwatkar
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Hello,

I hope below link can help you to configure the Terminal service role on 2008 standard server.

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc754288%28v=ws.10%29.aspx
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by:Venugopal N
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Yes you can use RDS CAl with the 2008 and 2008r2..

Refer the link for more information about that..
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/hh553159(v=ws.10).aspx
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by:Jaroslav Mraz
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Hi,

CAL is universal. Just install License Server and add licenses to it and then configure the server in Terminal service.

But usually the CAL-s are selling package by 5.
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no matter i install "remote desktop services" or "terminal services" from server manger, it still work for remote desktop user CAL  ? the different is configuration different due to using remote desktop services & terminal services, correct ?
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by:Jaroslav Mraz
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Yes CAL is same

Yes different cfg is because different server. R2 has more features and things but its not problem for you.
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by:piaakit
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i have setting up the terminal services and also tried to add "remoteApp program" from TS RemoteApp Manager and created a .rdp file , and save the packaged program to C drive shared folder, and remote user access to this shared folder and click on this to login with their password to use the application, and this work !

and i want to know how to issue a digital cerficate from "digital signature setting" ? and when
creating a .rdp file in remoteapp wizard -> certificate setting area i can issue certificate here , any idea how to do that ?

Keith
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