How do I add a license to my Remote Desktop server?

How do I add a license to my Remote Desktop server?

Install the RD Licensing role In Server Manager, click Roles Summary, and then click Add Roles. Click Next on the first page of the roles wizard. Select Remote Desktop Services, and then click Next, and then Next on the Remote Desktop Services page. Select Remote Desktop Licensing, and then click Next.

How do I Install and activate the RDS licensing in Windows Server 2012?

Activate Licensing Server:

  1. Launch the Remote Desktop Licensing Manager.
  2. Right-click your server name then click Activate Server.
  3. Click Next.
  4. Leave it on Automatic connection and click Next.
  5. Enter your information and click Next.
  6. Check the box to Start Install Licenses Wizard now then click Next.

How do I point my RDS server to a license server?

In the Edit settings area, under Licensing, double-click Remote Desktop license servers. On the Licensing tab of the Properties dialog box, click Add. In the Add License Server dialog box, select a license server from the list of known license servers, and then click Add.

How do I add RDS CALs?

2. Installing RD CALs

  1. Launch the RDS license manager if not already running.
  2. Right-click the server name and select Install Licenses.
  3. Choose the applicable license program and click Next.
  4. Enter the licensing information requested and click Next.
  5. Enter the product version, license type, and quantity and click Next.

How do I install CAL license?

Right-click the license server, and then click Install licenses. Click Next on the welcome page. Select the program you purchased your RDS CALs from, and then click Next.

How many Remote Desktop CALs do I need?

For example, if you have only one server and 50 clients, you’ll need 50 CALs. If instead you have 100 servers and 50 clients, you need still need only 50 CALs. 3. Remote Desktop Services (RDS) CAL.

How many remote desktop CALs do I need?

What is remote desktop license?

Remote Desktop for Administration: This licensing mode allows for up to two administrative sessions, including the local console session, to be running simultaneously on a Windows server. This is the only licensing mode that does not require Remote Desktop client access licenses (RD CALs) or a license server.