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Server 2012 Rdp License Server Problem

Posted on 2016-07-26
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hi

i have purchased 50 rdp licenses for are server i have installed the code and it accepts it   but i keep getting this error

anyone have any idea on how to fix this issue
rdp.PNG
kind regards

chris
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by:Shaik M. Sajid
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did you check Remote Desktop Licensing Manager ? is it showing activated and green check mark?

did u check RD licensing diagnoser ?
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Benjamin Voglar earned 500 total points
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Open server manager - Tools - Terminal Services - Remote Desktop License Manager. Then Expand All Servers and right click on your server.
Then choose Install License.
Follow the wizard.
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by:Chris Bowden
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i have already done that previously

thanks again
chris
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by:Benjamin Voglar
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Verify that the Terminal Server Licensing service is running on the license server.
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by:Cliff Galiher
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2012 does not auto-discover licensing servers as previous versions did. You need to set the licenses server for the deploymemt, either via server manager (recommended) or by group policy. Given that error seems to be looking for a server though, does then name match? Have you verified proper DNS lookups are succeeding and the licensing server is listening on the appropriate IP address?
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by:Chris Bowden
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the server name is sql.rta.local im not sure where i am going wrong with this as it shows i have 50 available but non in use

thanks again
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by:David Johnson, CD, MVP
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you are running the diagnosis on sql.domain.xx is the license server sql.domain.xx ?
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by:Chris Bowden
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i dont undertstand david?
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by:Mdlinnett
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Is sql.domain.xx the Server that operates as your license server?
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by:Chris Bowden
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yes that were i have installed the license keys 2
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by:Mdlinnett
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Did you edit the screenshot of the RDP License Diagnoser where it says 'licenseserver.yourdomain.com'?

If not, that's your problem.
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by:Chris Bowden
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u cant edit it
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by:Mdlinnett
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Ok, do you understand why the diagnoser is failing, why 'licenseserver.yourdomain.com' might be a problem?
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by:Chris Bowden
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yes but i dont see how i can change it ?
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by:Mdlinnett
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Open Server Manager > Go to the RDS Section > Overview > Click on 'Tasks' in the Deployment Overview section and choose 'Edit Deployment Properties' > RD Licensing > Specify the license type based on the CALs you purchased (Per Device / User) > Enter the FQDN of your License Server (sql.rta.local) and click 'Add'.

If another License Server is already specified, you need to remove that as well.

Then reboot the Server and test it again.  I can't say that's a definite solution but it will get you on your way, keep us updated :)
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by:Chris Bowden
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this is now working i used the ip addres of the server to assign it thanks
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