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  

  • 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. 

  • 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. 

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

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

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

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

  • 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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