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I am about to give active directory domain users access to a Windows 2008 R2 Remote Desktop Server. The server has Office 2010 installed.

Is it possible for the users to retrieve the installation/product key of Office? If so, what is the best way to avoid that?

Edit: so as I expected your companies keys are on the street when using VLKs

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Use KMS instead of a VLK for office.

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Use Key Management Services instead of a Volume License Key for Microsoft Office –  Jorrit Reedijk May 9 '12 at 22:53
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Yes, the software is called Belarc Advisor and just limit the user (i.e. don't make them admins on the server). AD should help you with that.

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