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Windows MultiPoint Server application compatibility information now available

Last September we blogged about the Remote Desktop Services Community Verified Application Compatibility Center that contains application compatibility information for products tested with Remote Desktop Services. We are now pleased to announce this update: the community verified site now contains application compatibility data for both Remote Desktop Services and Windows MultiPoint Server 2011. With this...

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What’s new in Terminal Services Licensing for Longhorn? Part 6

Requesting Beta CALs To try out the Beta versions of TS Licensing you do not need to purchase CALs from Microsoft. Instead, you can install test license codes from Microsoft so that you can install Windows Server “Longhorn” beta CALs on a Windows Server “Longhorn” beta license server. To request such CALs, you can go...

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What’s new in Terminal Services Licensing for Longhorn? Part 6

Requesting Beta CALs To try out the Beta versions of TS Licensing you do not need to purchase CALs from Microsoft. Instead, you can install test license codes from Microsoft so that you can install Windows Server “Longhorn” beta CALs on a Windows Server “Longhorn” beta license server. To request such CALs, you can go...

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What’s new in Terminal Services Licensing for Longhorn? Part 5

WMI Providers for administration   With Longhorn, we added support for WMI providers for Terminal Services Licensing. With the use of these WMI providers, administrators can now script tasks that were in the past available only through the UI. Some of the capabilities that the WMI providers expose would help enable support for tasks like...

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What’s new in Terminal Services Licensing for Longhorn? Part 5

WMI Providers for administration   With Longhorn, we added support for WMI providers for Terminal Services Licensing. With the use of these WMI providers, administrators can now script tasks that were in the past available only through the UI. Some of the capabilities that the WMI providers expose would help enable support for tasks like...

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What’s new in Terminal Services Licensing for Longhorn? Part 4

Diagnosing issues in the Licensing environment   Prior to Longhorn, there was no easy way to see which License Servers a Terminal Server would contact and whether those License Servers had enough CALs available for consumption. If connections got denied, it was neither easy to find out where the problem was happening nor could you...

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What’s new in Terminal Services Licensing for Longhorn? Part 4

Diagnosing issues in the Licensing environment   Prior to Longhorn, there was no easy way to see which License Servers a Terminal Server would contact and whether those License Servers had enough CALs available for consumption. If connections got denied, it was neither easy to find out where the problem was happening nor could you...

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What’s new in Terminal Services Licensing for Longhorn? Part 3

Improvements to the License Manager User Interface to easily spot configuration issues   When you are setting up a license server in the Domain or Enterprise mode, you could run into configuration errors. Currently there is no easy way to find such errors. With the improvements we have made to License Manager, you will be...

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What’s new in Terminal Services Licensing for Longhorn? Part 3

Improvements to the License Manager User Interface to easily spot configuration issues   When you are setting up a license server in the Domain or Enterprise mode, you could run into configuration errors. Currently there is no easy way to find such errors. With the improvements we have made to License Manager, you will be...

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What’s new in Terminal Services Licensing for Longhorn? Part 2

Support for manual revocation of licenses Earlier, it was not possible to revoke a license issued to a client. Issued licenses would automatically expire after a random period between 52-89 days and become part of the available license pool. Some customers wanted to have the ability to revoke a license and make it available immediately....

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