Migrate a Few RDS CALS to another Server ( Split RDS CALs Server installed)

Homer Sibayan 126 Reputation points
2021-03-03T01:03:11.01+00:00

Hi Experts!

Our client is recently purchased Win RDS User CAL of 100 quatity and they want to Reallocate a few RDS licenses from current server to another server. In 100 CALS we are planning to migrate 20 License to other server. Is there a way to get 20 RDS CALS from out of 100 to be migrate to another server ?

https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-server/remote/remote-desktop-services/migrate-rds-cals

Scenerio is like that :

Current
Server 1 ==> 100+ Licenses

Expected
Server 1 (OS 2K19) ==> 80

Server 2 (OS 2K19) ==> 20

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  1. Carl Fan 6,836 Reputation points
    2021-03-03T10:12:48.927+00:00

    Hi,
    It is supported to split RDS CALs, and migrate part of RDS CALs to another RD Licensing server.

    If there are multi RDS CALs packs on your existing server, you can consider of Migrate your Remote Desktop Services Client Access Licenses (RDS CALs):
    https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-server/remote/remote-desktop-services/migrate-rds-cals

    If you want to split existing RDS CAL, one pack, half on one server and half on another server, you can rebuld current RD Licensing databased, then, re-install RDS CALs on both licensing server, with appropriate CALs number entered.

    Rebuild the RD Licensing Database:
    https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/previous-versions/windows/it-pro/windows-server-2008-R2-and-2008/dd851428(v%3dws.11)

    Also, you can contact Clearinghouse with your license agreement numbers and explain to them about the details. They will help you install them based on your requirement - Locate the Microsoft Clearinghouse Telephone Number for Your Country or Region:
    https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/previous-versions/windows/it-pro/windows-server-2008-R2-and-2008/cc754874(v=ws.11)
    Hope this helps and please help to accept as Answer if the response is useful.
    Best Regards,
    Carl

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  2. Homer Sibayan 361 Reputation points
    2021-03-04T05:47:09.947+00:00

    Hi

    What is the sequence ? Do i need to initiate first the Rebuilding the RD Licensing Database and then do the Clearing house ?


  3. Carl Fan 6,836 Reputation points
    2021-03-25T09:01:06.357+00:00

    Hi,
    We have not get information from you for several days.
    Any update for your issue?

    If the reply is useful for you, please take it as answer.
    If any further help needed, please feel free to post back.
    Best Regards,
    Carl

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