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In a Microsoft Windows Server 2003-based domain, the following Windows event is logged in the System log on the Terminal Server or on the Terminal Services License server:
Event Type: Warning
This symptom occurs if the following conditions are true:
This issue occurs if the LicensingGracePeriodEnded registry entry is not set. The LicensingGracePeriodEnded registry entry suppresses the event messages that appear in the System log and ends the Terminal Services license count-down process.
Important This section, method, or task contains steps that tell you how to modify the registry. However, serious problems might occur if you modify the registry incorrectly. Therefore, make sure that you follow these steps carefully. For added protection, back up the registry before you modify it. Then, you can restore the registry if a problem occurs. For more information about how to back up and restore the registry, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/322756/ )How to back up and restore the registry in Windows
To resolve this issue, add the LicensingGracePeriodEnded registry entry to the registry. To do this, follow these steps:
For additional information about Terminal Server Client Access Licenses in Windows Server 2003, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/822134/ )The function of Terminal Server CALs in Windows Server 2003
Article ID: 885013 - Last Review: April 16, 2008 - Revision: 2.0