Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) is a technology that empowers organizations to provide virtual desktops to users, enabling flexibility and efficiency. Licensing is a crucial aspect of VDI, especially when using Remote Desktop Services (RDS) to deliver these virtual desktops. In this comprehensive guide, we’ll explore the licensing considerations for RDS within a VDI environment to ensure compliance and efficiency.
Before delving into licensing, it’s important to understand the core components:
RDS licensing for VDI is available through two primary models:
In conclusion, licensing for RDS in a VDI environment is essential to ensure compliance and efficient virtual desktop delivery. By understanding the licensing models, user behavior, and compliance considerations, organizations can make informed decisions that align with their specific needs and provide an optimal VDI experience.
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Step-by-step guide on how to install and configure a Remote Desktop Services (RDS) License Server to manage RDS CALs for Windows Server.
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