How to Install and Activate Windows Server 2022 RDS CALs

03/02/2022
Isola Is
  • Introduction :

    An RDS CAL is a license that allows users or devices to access a Windows Server. In this post, we'll teach you how to set up a Remote Desktop License Server (RDS CALs) on Windows Server 2022.

    1. Requirements

    2. Steps to follow

      • Install the Server Roles :

        1. To begin, go to Server Manager and choose Add Roles and Features from the drop-down menu.

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        2. In the Before You Begin section, click Next.

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        3. Then click Next after selecting the Role-based option.

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        4. Choose one of the options. After selecting a server from the server pool, click Next. You can also choose another option. Select a virtual hard disk.

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        5. Click Next after selecting Remote Desktop Services as a role.

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        6. The Features section is unchecked by default. Click on Next

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        7. Once again, click Next.

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        8. After you've added the Remote Desktop Session Host and Remote Desktop Licensing role services, click Next.

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        9. Choose the appropriate option. Install if the target server has to be reset automatically.

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        10. Click Close when you're finished.

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      • Activate the RDS License Server:

        1. In "Server Manager," go to Tools, Terminal Services, and then Remote Desktop Licensing Manager.

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        2. In the RD Licencing Manager, expand the server section, then click Activate Server.

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        3. The window "Welcome to the Activate Server Wizard" will pop up. Proceed to the next step by clicking Next.

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        4. Click Next after selecting Automatic as the connection method.

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        5. Click Next after entering your Full Name and Company Name.

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        6. After entering your email address and company details, click Next. After you've entered your email address and company information, click Next. This section is optional.

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        7. To continue, click Next when the Install Licenses operation is completed.

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      • Activate the RDS CALs:

        1. Select Install licenses from the drop-down menu after right-clicking your server's name.

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        2. A popup titled "Welcome to the Install Licenses Wizard" will pop up. The next option should be chosen

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        3. Click Next after selecting License pack (Retail Purchase) as the license program.

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        4. Here you must insert your license key. Then, after selecting Add, click Next.

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        5. Everything is now in its proper place. The RDS CAL is currently operational.

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