Thank you for your purchase of Microsoft Remote Desktop CALs from your #1 software dudes! 


 Your licensing information for Remote Desktop CALs has been submitted to Microsoft and will be released in 12-24 hours. 
While You Wait – Ensure Your Server is Prepared for Remote Desktop: 
 The Remote Desktop / Terminal Role Services must be installed. If you already have these roles installed, skip to Section 3. 
Section 1: Check Compatibility  

Section 2: Installing the Roles  

  1. Open Server Manager. To open Server Manager, click Start, point to Administrative Tools, and then click Server Manager. Or search “Server Manager” in the Start menu. 

  1. On the top right section of the server manager window, select “Manage”. Then select the option to ""Add Roles and Features"" from the drop-down menu. 

  1. On the “Installation Type” window, select ""Role-based or feature-based installation."" Click Next. 

  1. Select the server you would like to install the Remote Desktop Session Role on. Click Next. 

  1. In the Server Roles section, select ""Remote Desktop Services"". 

  1. In the Roles Services Section, select ""Remote Desktop Licensing"" and ""Remote Desktop Session Host"", click Next 

  1. Check the box to “Restart the destination server automatically if required”. Click Yes. Click Install. 

Section 3: Configure the policy 
 For info, please refer here: RDS CAL - Group_Policy_Config.pdf 
Congratulations! Your Remote Desktop/Terminal Service licenses are installed and ready for your licensing which will arrive shortly. 

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