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2012 RDS farm - limit certain users to specific RDS session host

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We have a 2012 RDS farm with 3 session hosts. The collection publishes a remote desktop. Users connect via RDWeb and get directed to either of the three session hosts.

We have a small group of users who require Adobe Photoshop and we are having an issue with licensing.

With Acrobat Pro, we were able to install the program on all 3 servers and license it, then restrict access to the program to a security group so that only a select group of users can access the program.

With Photoshop, it is using creative cloud licensing, so the license is assigned to a user via email address. When they activate creative cloud with their email address on server 1, it deactivates it on server 2, and so on. I can not find a way around this.

Is there a way with 2012 RDS to force a group of users to direct to the same session host every time?
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