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Can you help me with my software licensing question?

I want to run Office 2010 on Windows Server 2008 R2 via terminal services. I have the key for Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard and I have the CALs for Windows Terminal Server 2008 and key for Office 2010 Pro Plus.

Do I just need to add the license server on another box, and does this additional box need a terminal server license too?

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marked as duplicate by Iain Feb 29 '12 at 11:34

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TS 2008 keys aren't good on 2008R2. You can put the TS License service on the same server, or another. TS Licensing is much more complicated than "normal" Windows licensing and I highly recommend you get someone involved who really knows what they're doing. – Chris S Apr 19 '11 at 19:21

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If you want to run it on terminal services this means that you will have more then one instance of it running. I think you need to get a different key for Office, the volume activation key. After you setup the KMS server you will need the Microsoft Office 2010 KMS Host License Pack. Here is a Technet article on setting up the KMS host and Office volume activation.

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