Multiple people using one copy of software

I was looking for the best way to allow many people to be able to use one copy of software like Visio. This is something that might get used 4 - 10 times a year at most, but it is usually someone different that should be using it each time. Is there a way to install it on a windows server where users could make use of it from there computers with out remote desktop and it only allows one instance to be used at a time per our license.
shane mclaneNetwork AdministratorAsked:
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
Is there a way to install it on a windows server  <-- I think if you do this, more than one person may try to run it.

I suggest you take a lesser used workstation, make a Windows Profile called visio_user and install it there for only that user.  Then people can go to that computer and use Visio as they need.
shane mclaneNetwork AdministratorAuthor Commented:
Have you ever used RemoteApp on windows server. Doesn't that only allow one user to connect if there is only on license.
JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
You can use RDP to get into the server and the normal default is two connections, so consider that.

I have not used RemoteApp - no need on my part at this point. Try it , set it up and then see if you can limit it.
shane mclaneNetwork AdministratorAuthor Commented:
I did buy to RDP user licenses and installed a volume license of Visio 2016 to start using Remote App. I tested it and was able to have five users with Visio open even though I thought I would only be able to have 2 or 4. I did not try anymore than 5 since it is doubtful that I would ever need more than 2 at a time for this particular software.

The remote app is handy considering I don't want people logged into the server itself. The go to a webpage that list the applications that they are authorized to use and just click on it and use it. I still need to teach myself how to deploy it so they have a desk top icon that they just click and it opens it from the server.

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shane mclaneNetwork AdministratorAuthor Commented:
I really only used my own research before I got an answer from anyone else.
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