More than you ever wanted to know about Remote Desktop Licensing

Hey everyone, David here. Here in support, there are certain types of calls that we love to get – because they’re cool or interesting, and when we figure them out, we feel like we’re making the world a better place. These are the calls that prompt us to write long-winded blog posts with lots of… Read more

Event 17 errors in Terminal Services / Remote Desktop Services license servers

Ned here. If you have started having event 17 errors with your licensing servers for Terminal Servers / Remote Desktop Servers, go read the following immediately: Event 17 – Certificate Corruption on Terminal Services/Remote Desktop License Servershttp://blogs.msdn.com/rds/archive/2010/03/30/event-17-certificate-corruption-on-terminal-services-remote-desktop-license-servers.aspx   There’s an easy fix, you just need to know what to do. More news on this later…. Read more

Explanation of the Remote Desktop Services CAL Upgrade behavior in Windows Server 2003 and Windows Server 2008

Hello everyone, Brian Singleton here. There has been a lot of confusion over the Remote Desktop Services (aka Terminal Server) client access license upgrade process in Windows and this posting is an explanation on how the behavior is actually supposed to function. In Windows Server 2003 as well as Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server… Read more

Event ID 22 on a Windows 2008 Terminal Services Licensing Server

Hi all, Akhlesh here. Recently I’ve seen a few cases where the customers were getting event ID 22 on their Windows 2008 Terminal Services Licensing server (TSLS): Log Name: System Source: Microsoft-Windows-TerminalServices-Licensing Date: Event ID: 22 Task Category: None Level: Warning Keywords: Classic User: N/A Computer: Description: The Terminal Services license server “TS licensing server… Read more