Remote Desktop Sesson Host server not getting RDS CALs from RDS licenserver which is in a different domain.

Hi to all
Need a little help on this.

I have 2 domains (Domain A and Domain B, there is a two way trust between them).
We have a terminal services licensing server (Windows Server 2008 Standard R2) setup in Domain A that we use.
However we have setup a new environment in Domain B (setup a Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard based RDHS) that currently does not have a its licensing server.

We were hoping to be able to use Domain A's TS Licensing Server for Domain B's servers, however it doesn't appear that this is possible.

If anyone knows of a way to get this to work, please let me know.


Thank You
Nishith
Nishith Ranjan SamalAsked:
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joharderCommented:
I went down this path a while back and found out the hard way that there is no way to cross domains for RDS licensing.  I even made a few calls to Microsoft to see if there was any way around this and learned that there wasn't a way to do this either officially or unofficially.
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DrDave242Commented:
I'm afraid this won't work in any case, even if the session host and license servers are in the same domain. You can't install 2012/2012R2 RD CALs on a 2008 R2 license server. RD licensing isn't forward- compatible (except in cases where the CALs are equivalent, like 2012 and 2012 R2).

RDS and TS CAL Interoperability Matrix
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Nishith Ranjan SamalAuthor Commented:
Thank you for your reply DrDave242.
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joharderCommented:
I object.  Not only did I provide the first answer to this question, it was the right answer.  The second answer basically reiterated my answer.
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