TS Licenses activate and install in WIN2012R2

Posted on 2014-07-29
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Last Modified: 2014-08-02

One of my client requested to setup a Terminal server in windows server 2012 R2 Standard for Lab environment. I was successfully installed the TS Roles, However I am quiet not sure, how to activate the TS evaluation licenses in MS site. Please get back to me , if  anyone have useful information or Links that i can share.


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Cliff Galiher earned 300 total points
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If you want to do this in the GUI, you'll need a lab with Active Directory configured. Then the GUI will be available in the 2012 Server Manager and the information is stored in AD.

Running RDS in a workgroup is not easy to do or easy to manage. I strongly discourage  trying. In that situation, you have to manually tell RDS the licensing mode and licensing server location through reg edits or local group policy (which still just does reg edits for you.)

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