You can get 1 more by using the console switch for rdp
You can of course enable full blown Terminal Services - depends how many sessions you need.
I don't understanf what you mean RDP and enable full blown Terminal Services?
Where I can enable or adjust it in 2003?
Or I need to install any addition software?
I need at least 10 sessions at a time.
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You will need to get a terminal services license from microsoft to be able to have that many.
Hmm, need more money right? Interesting ...
RDP is effectively a crippled TS. If you have Server 2003 you don;t need TS licenses from MS for XP clinets or above - you do need to create a licnese server and activate it on MS website, but thats it - no cost.
Actually, for Server 2003, you technically (a.k.a. legally) need server and client licenses for anything more than the 2-session "Remote Administration." "Application Mode" TS requires a server license and "technically" client licenses.
For 2000 Server, the TS server and client licenses were included for Win2k clients and above. Win9x client's required a license.
At my former job, it became a heated issue with one of our vendors because of the change in the licensing from MS.
Yup - but on 2003 Server you only need to buy licenses for clients lower than XP - i.e. w2000 and w9x.
The standard 2003 TS license, unless MS has changed it was originally that all TS clients into a Application Mode server required a license, XP or otherwise. If MS changed it, great! That would have been useful at my former job.
(Or maybe that's just the licensed offered in the U.K.? )
In any case to the OP, he needs a TS Server license at the very least.
It used to be that some versions of XP (pre- SP1) had a 'built-in' device license for TS. All that is over now, every client needs a license either by User or Device.
Right now, the TS License server for 2003 does not actually have a mechanism for counting licenses as they are used so its all based on a 'on your honor' system. That being said, they are still required by MS to be purchased before use.
This statement is not correct.
Windows 2000 pro and Windows XP had a built in TS Cal for Windows 2000 based Terminal Services.
Microsoft had a transitional period (all XP bought prior to April 2004) where you could receive a TS cal from MS providing you could prove purchase. for all purchased after that date you need a TS Call. this is because the MS stated that 2003 was a later OS than XP (XP is 5.1 and 2003 is 5.2)
The situation is that Now all cllients that connect to a 2003 server in Terminal Services mode require a TSCAL, now these are either device based or User based licenses.
Client based devices are logged and enforced.
User based licenses are logged but not enforced (do not rely on this as it will change in Longhorn or a later SP)