Licensing for Terminal Services in Windows 2000
The Terminal Services component of the Windows® 2000 Server operating system delivers the Windows 2000 Professional desktop and the latest Windows-based applications to a wide variety of desktops, including those that normally would not be able to run Windows.
Terminal Services Licensing Requirements
Terminal Services has the following licensing requirements when enabled in "Application Server" mode:
Note: Terminal Services is licensed on a per-seat basis and is not available on a per-server or concurrent basis with the exception of the Terminal Services Internet Connector License explained below.
Terminal Services Internet Connector Licensing
The Terminal Services Internet Connector license
allows a terminal server to serve up to 200 concurrent connections.
This replaces the need for a Terminal Services CAL and Windows 2000
Server CAL to be assigned to a specific device. Terminal Services
Internet Connector licensing may only be used for anonymous connections
from non-employees. The Internet Connector license is currently only
available under the Microsoft Select volume licensing program.