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Doman Rename and Terminal Server Licence

Posted on 2016-10-28
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I need to change the Windows Domain name and I'm happy with how to do this but I'm concerned that this will affect the terminal server licensing.

I know if you change the name of a Terminal server it can mess with the licensing so would not be surprised if it did the same with a domain name change. Can anyone clarify and if it is a problem is there a way round it?
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Question by:Glyn Merritt
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by:Jackie Man
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You need to revoke the licence, reinstall the service and reinstall reinstall licence once again.

http://www.360ict.nl/blog/no-remote-desktop-licence-server-availible-on-rd-session-host-server-2012/
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by:Davis McCarn
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Or set the licensing server to its ip address rather than its name if you have it set to a static ip.
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by:Glyn Merritt
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Hey Davis

Will I be able to do this withouty hoving to remove and re add the licecnes? I'm not going to be able to get them to re apply them to the server for a week.
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Davis McCarn earned 2000 total points
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You should be able to; but, I would install Tweaking.com's registry backup utility and create a backup before I tried it: http://www.tweaking.com/content/page/registry_backup.html
That way, if it did cause problems, they can be undone by restoring the registry backup.
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by:Glyn Merritt
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Great thank you I shall give it a try
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