Remote desktop 2012 no license server installed

Posted on 2014-08-07
Last Modified: 2014-08-07
Installed a new remote desktop server 2012 R2 , added a license server, the license server is not being recognized, demo period is over and cannot remote into server.
Question by:Eccageek
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    Does your RDS configuration see the license server?? Also, what CAL's are you using? User or Device? And is this setup correctly?
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    by:Cliff Galiher
    2012 does not automate license server discovery. You should use server manager to configure RDS, giving it the location of the license server and the licensing mode. The initial RDS role wizard does much of this for you if you used it to set up your RDS environment.
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    by:Lee W, MVP
    I've seen this twice - can't be certain you're experiencing the same things, but try this - open the Reg Key on the session host server HKLM\System\CurrentControlSet\Control\Terminal Server\RCM and if the ‘GracePeriod’ key exists, delete it.  Then reboot.

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    the Rd licensing manager tells me that the license server is setup and functional, but still not happy..
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    Yes, if memory serves, the issue can be resolved by following my directions

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    Sorry that didn't work

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    Awesome thanks

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