upgrade from Terminal server 2003 to 2012

hi,
I am going to upgrade my Terminal server 2003 to Terminal server 2012, is there any step or menu I can follow to setup my new server? like how to do license import, ets... and what's the most need to pay attention for ?

we had around 10 users are going to use TS, in the old 2003, each user had their own desktop( profile).will they also can do the same thing on 2012? I saw some website instruction seems it just share the software to the platform then users can access. no need to login as computer desktop.

thanks
Simon ChenNetwork AdministratorAsked:
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David Johnson, CD, MVPOwnerCommented:
you can't import the licenses. Remote Desktop Services has really changed over the years.  There are 3 different scenarios going from least resources to the most resources.

Session Based - everyone runs on the server. Remote App (remote applicaiton) the user is on their PC and can access the program running on the server in a session)
Common Virtual Machine with or without personal Disks.
Personal Virtual Machine.

each user had their own desktop( profile).will they also can do the same thing on 2012? Yes either using folder redirection or a remote desktop profile

Use the wizards in Server 2012R2, they work very well and eliminate most fumble fingers.
http://blogs.technet.com/b/askperf/archive/2015/04/07/remote-desktop-services-rds-2012-session-deployment-scenarios-standard-deployment.aspx
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Simon ChenNetwork AdministratorAuthor Commented:
David,

maybe you misunderstood my mean, I am planing to buy windows server 2012 and 20 remote desktop license. how can I add the license into the server?

now we have server 2008 and windows 7 for end user. other branch users went through Terminal server 2003 access company ERP software connect to  the  2008 server. so after upgrade to 2012, it should be OK to run the same program ,right?

thanks
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David Johnson, CD, MVPOwnerCommented:
1, run the wizard in the quick deployment scenario. Don't do it the way you've always done it use the wizard in the add roles wizard
2. open the licensing tool. Authorize it, add your licenses. You may want to wait before you add the licenses you have 120 days to make sure everything is up to par. and once convinced then add the licenses. It is a pain to de-authorize and re-authorize rdp licensing.
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