W2K8 R2 – Adding Remote Desktop Services Licensing

W2K8 R2 – Adding Remote Desktop Services Licensing

This article provides the steps required to add the Remote Desktop Services (Formally Terminal Services) Licensing role to a Windows 2008 R2 server.

To add the RD Licensing role to the server perform the following steps :-

  • Open the Server Manager Console
  • Click on Roles and then click on Add Roles
  • From the list of available roles select Remote Desktop Services and then click on Next
  • Click Next to continue past the Introduction to Remote Desktop Services
  •  From the list of available role services select Remote Desktop Licensing and then click on Next
  • When prompted click on the option to Configure a discovery scope for this license server
  • Select This Domain from the list and then click on Next
  • When prompted to Confirm Installation Selections click on Install

The RD Licensing role will now be installed on the server