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I have 9 users local to a 2008 R2 Server.  I have one additional user that needs work remotely.  I would like to use RDP.   Can they use the Remote Desktop For Administration or do I have to configure a Remote Desktop Session Host server?
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The standard windows server license allows two concurrent RDP Sessions.
So no, you will not have to set up the Session Host. Nor will you have to buy additional licenses. Once two concurrent sessions are open, any addtional connection will get an error message telling them that the session count is too high. They can optionally ask one of the session users to logoff.
Keep in mind that you may be compromising the system security allowing for remote access to the server with full admin rights.

More secure and elegant solution may be having remove access to a workstation located in-house. This may be dedicated one to the user, a virtual one - if you have any virtualization in place or RD in-to existing box.
There are tons of solid remote solutions, I personally like WWW.splashtop.com but also consider thin hardware client like  www.ncomputing.com
Michael MachieFull-time technical multi-taskerCommented:
""The standard windows server license allows two concurrent RDP Sessions."" - ded_ch

Technically those two connections are slotted for administrative purposes only, and a third 'admin' login is possible using some switches (in case the two default admin sessions are used). They can realistically be used for a standard User but as stated above they would need to be admins on that machine. Do you really want that? You may be better off just setting up a Win7 machine and providing RDP to that machine specifically to be used by that User.
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