Migrate Remote Desktop Services Client Access Licenses (RDS CALs)

You can use the Manage RDS CALs Wizard in the Remote Desktop Licensing Manager tool to migrate Remote Desktop Services client access licenses (RDS CALs) from one Remote Desktop license server to a Remote Desktop license server that is running Windows Server 2008 R2.

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The license server where you are migrating the RDS CALs from is known as the source license server. The license server where you are migrating the RDS CALs to is known as the target license server.

You might want to migrate RDS CALs from the source license server to the target license server if you are replacing the source license server with the target license server or if the source license server is no longer functioning.

The following are important considerations about migrating RDS CALs by using the Manage RDS CALs Wizard:

There are three methods by which you can migrate RDS CALs between two license servers:

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