Solved

Terminal licensing server handing out 2008r2 RDS-CALS

Posted on 2015-01-26
2
157 Views
Last Modified: 2015-01-26
Will my microsoft license server (windows 2003 sp2) hand out RDP-CALS (for windows 2008 R2) as well as TS-CALS for remoting into my 2008r2 server or do i have to make a new licensing server on said 2008r2
0
Comment
Question by:kbreitung
2 Comments
 
LVL 2

Accepted Solution

by:
Marc L earned 500 total points
ID: 40571443
A Windows 2003 server can not hand out 2008 R2 licenses. You will have to create a new license server on 2008 R2, which can then hand out both 2003 and 2008 R2 CALs. Note that 2008 R2 CALS are a separate license, that you will have to purchase if you haven't done so.

Here's a compatibility matrix:
http://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki/contents/articles/14988.rds-and-ts-cal-interoperability-matrix.aspx
0
 
LVL 79

Expert Comment

by:David Johnson, CD, MVP
ID: 40571501
the higher version licensing servers will accept lower version servers but the reverse is not true
0

Featured Post

PRTG Network Monitor: Intuitive Network Monitoring

Network Monitoring is essential to ensure that computer systems and network devices are running. Use PRTG to monitor LANs, servers, websites, applications and devices, bandwidth, virtual environments, remote systems, IoT, and many more. PRTG is easy to set up & use.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Restoring deleted objects in Active Directory has been a standard feature in Active Directory for many years, yet some admins may not know what is available.
Is your Office 365 signature not working the way you want it to? Are signature updates taking up too much of your time? Let's run through the most common problems that an IT administrator can encounter when dealing with Office 365 email signatures.
This tutorial will walk an individual through the steps necessary to join and promote the first Windows Server 2012 domain controller into an Active Directory environment running on Windows Server 2008. Determine the location of the FSMO roles by lo…
This Micro Tutorial hows how you can integrate  Mac OSX to a Windows Active Directory Domain. Apple has made it easy to allow users to bind their macs to a windows domain with relative ease. The following video show how to bind OSX Mavericks to …

832 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question