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Remote Desktop Services

Remote Desktop Services, formerly Terminal Services, is a server role in Windows Server that provides technologies that enable users to access session-based desktops, virtual machine-based desktops, or applications in the data center from both within a corporate network and from the Internet. Remote Desktop Services enables a rich-fidelity desktop or application experience, and helps to securely connect remote users from managed or unmanaged devices. More...

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Troubleshooting Remote Desktop Licensing Issues

To help you troubleshoot issues with Remote Desktop Licensing (RD Licensing) in Windows Server 2012 or Windows Server 2008 R2, or with Terminal Services Licensing (TS Licensing) in earlier versions of Windows Server, refer to the following topics in Troubleshooting Remote Desktop Licensing Issues:

  • Install and issue RDS CALs or TS CALs
  • Discover license servers
  • Understand the licensing grace period
  • Migrate client access licenses
  • Create CAL reports
  • Diagnose licensing issues
  • Recover from disasters