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Hi Guys,

We have quite a few windows server 2012 servers in our environment, we have on most the RDS installed however its pointing to the wrong license server, how do i change this to point to the correct license server?

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kay
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by:Cliff Galiher
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In 2012, with a standard deployment, it is easy. Just add the new licensing server in Server Manager and remove the old one. Server Manager does the rest.

If you did something non-standard...well...then it depends on what you did so without those details, advice is a bit tough to give.
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how do i add the new licensing server in the server manager?
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In server manager, when you click on the RDS role in the left pane, you'll get a "map" of your RDS topology. Click the green + circle for the licensing server and follow the wizard.
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by:Kay
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when i click on overview it says there are no rds connection broker servers. Am I in the right place?
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by:Cliff Galiher
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That's the right place, but that also tells me that you didn't configure your RDS environment in a standard way *at all.* (The RDS wizards configure the RDCB first thing.) So yeah, not sure I can account for all the possible variables in a non-standard deployment.
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