Sever 2012 RDS Services licensing

Hi Everyone I have a problem with Server 2012 licensing ,I did activate the licenses but the server is not seeing the license server ,it still shows that its a trial version Rd Licensing Diagnoser is still coming with errors that its not licenses.

Please help

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Dirkie LaubscherNetwork adminAsked:
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Lee W, MVPTechnology and Business Process AdvisorCommented:
If your grace period expired, the issue may be that there is a bug with Server 2012 RDS session hosts where they will not look to the licensing server for CALs when the grace period ends. Microsoft are reportedly aware of this but as yet there is no KBA or hotfix for it. [actually, there is and it's acknowledged in the link below - reference KB 2916846]

The solution is to open the registry editor on the affected session hosts and browse to the following:

HKLM\System\CurrentControlSet\Control\Terminal Server\RCM

If the ‘GracePeriod’ key exists you will need to delete it.

The above from: http://www.stopdoingitwrong.co.uk/server-2012-rds-there-are-no-remote-desktop-license-servers/

A reboot may be necessary.
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Cliff GaliherCommented:
This happens most often when the RDCB role is not deployed or the deployment settings have not been configured. 2012 is a very different animal when it comes to RDS and should almost always be configured via Server Manager. It'll do a good job of guiding you as well as showing errors.
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Dirkie LaubscherNetwork adminAuthor Commented:
I did forget to mention I'm using server 2012 R2 does the bug still live in server 2012 R2
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Lee W, MVPTechnology and Business Process AdvisorCommented:
Not sure... shouldn't hurt to try though.  ALWAYS backup registry keys before modifying or deleting!  And where results may not be known, a full system backup is ideal.
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Dirkie LaubscherNetwork adminAuthor Commented:
Hi I did try to remove entry in the registry but still coming up with error that its not licensed.

Thanks
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