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I have a server that is not connecting to the terminal server licensing server. The licensing server happens to be the same server. This just started happening within the last week. I have not made any changes to the server nor have I installed any new software.

When I first boot up the server I get the Terminal Server Licensing encountered a problem and needed to close message. Here are the details:

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Via Terminal Server Licensing I tried to Connect to the server via its IP address as well as the name and I get the Windows cannot connect to a licensing server:

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Looking at the Event Viewer I see the following errors:

Under System

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Under Application

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What can I do to correct whatever issue is stopping the terminal server licensing from working?

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Recent updates perhaps? – Nathan C Oct 28 '13 at 13:53
it is set to update automatically – Linger Oct 28 '13 at 13:55
Right...a recent windows update could have broken something. I'd start with checking any updates installed in the past week just to see. – Nathan C Oct 28 '13 at 13:57
would i just uninstall them? – Linger Oct 28 '13 at 13:58
That would be a decent troubleshooting step. One at a time until you find the problem one. It may be worth looking up the updates to see if they apply to anything that would affect terminal services. – Nathan C Oct 28 '13 at 14:01

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