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Microsoft Office 2013 Professional on Windows 2008 R2 Terminal Server

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Hi,
 
 When I was installing Office 2010 Professional version of software on the Windows 2008 or 2008 R2 Terminal Servers, I had to buy Volume License version. The regular retail version of Office 2010 Pro. would not work.
 
 I need to install Office 2013 Professional on a 2008 R2 Terminal Server. Should I buy VL version again?

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Distinguished Expert 2019
Commented:
Yes, for TS/RDS supported install of 2013 a volume license version is needed.
You need to use a Volume License of Office 2013 to install it on an RDS server (Remote Desktop Services, née Terminal Services)
http://blogs.technet.com/b/lystavlen/archive/2013/01/17/good-news-office-365-proplus-can-be-activated-on-network-server-with-rds-role-enabled.aspx
Most Valuable Expert 2015
Distinguished Expert 2019
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No need for VL anymore, you can use ProPlus with shared computer activation: https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dn782860.aspx