Windows Remote Desktop Services - User CAL downgrade

Palisoc, Reuben Abulencia 1 Reputation point
2023-09-15T13:55:53.02+00:00

under enterprise agreement is it possible to downgrade Windows Remote Desktop Services 2022 to 2008 version?

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  1. Dave Patrick 426K Reputation points MVP
    2023-09-15T14:09:38.45+00:00

    Shouldn't be a problem. RDS Cals are backward compatible.

    https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-server/remote/remote-desktop-services/rds-client-access-license#rds-cal-version-compatibility

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  2. Dave Patrick 426K Reputation points MVP
    2023-09-18T15:16:31.48+00:00

    No, the article just cuts off because 2008 is no longer a supported operating system. Backward compatibility still applies.

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