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An RDS CAL is indeed a license which allows a user or a device to access a Windows Server. We'll demonstrate all the steps to install and configure a Remote Desktop License Server (RDS CALs) on Windows Server 2019. To get started, navigate to Server Manager and select Add Roles and Features.
To begin, navigate to Server Manager and select Add Roles and Features from the drop-down box.
In the Before You Begin section, select Next.
Then click Next after selecting the Role-based option.
After selecting a server from the Server pool, click Next. You can also choose another option. Select virtual hard drive.
Select Remote Desktop Services, then click on Next.
The Features section is specified by default; click Next.
Click Next after adding the Remote Desktop Session Host and Remote Desktop Licensing role services.
Choose Restart the target server automatically when required, then click Install.
Click Close as you're finished.
In "Server Manager," go to Tools, Terminal Services, and then Remote Desktop Licensing Manager:
In the RD Licencing Manager, go to the server section and click Activate Server.
The "Welcome to the Activate Server Wizard" window will show up, click on Next.
Click Next after selecting Automatic as the connection method.
Click Next after entering your Full Name and the name of your firm.
Click Next after entering your email addresses and corporate details. Click Next after entering your email address and company details. Because this is one of the optional Information fields, you can also leave it blank.
To continue, click Next when the Install Licenses process is finished.
Next, right-click your server's name and select Install licenses from the drop-down menu
A popup labeled "Welcome to the Install Licenses Wizard" will appear. Select Next.
Click Next after selecting the licensing software License bundle (Retail Purchase).
Insert your License key. Then, after picking Add, click Next to continue
Your RDS CALs bundle is now activated and fully operational.