Terminal Services License Server Discovery

Updated: January 5, 2012

Applies To: Windows Server 2008

A terminal server must be able to contact (discover) a Terminal Services license server in order to request Terminal Services client access licenses (TS CALs) for users or computing devices that are connecting to the terminal server.

Note:  A terminal server running Windows Server 2008 can only communicate with a license server running Windows Server 2008.

Events

Event ID Source Message

1128

Microsoft-Windows-TerminalServices-RemoteConnectionManager

The TS Licensing grace period has expired and the service has not registered with a license server with installed licenses. A TS Licensing server is required for continuous operation. A terminal server can operate without a license server for 120 days after initial start up.

1129

Microsoft-Windows-TerminalServices-RemoteConnectionManager

The TS Licensing grace period is about to expire on %1 and the service has not registered with a license server with installed licenses. A TS Licensing server is required for continuous operation. A terminal server can operate without a license server for 120 days after initial start up.

1130

Microsoft-Windows-TerminalServices-RemoteConnectionManager

The terminal server could not locate a license server. Confirm that all license servers on the network are registered in WINS/DNS, accepting network requests, and the TS Licensing Service is running.

1131

Microsoft-Windows-TerminalServices-RemoteConnectionManager

The terminal server could not locate a license server in the %1 domain. Confirm that all license servers on the network are registered in WINS/DNS, accepting network requests, and the TS Licensing Service is running.

1132

Microsoft-Windows-TerminalServices-RemoteConnectionManager

The terminal server could not locate a license server in the %1 workgroup or Windows NT 4 domain. Confirm that all license servers on the network are registered in WINS/DNS, accepting network requests, and the TS Licensing Service is running.

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