Windows Server 2016 No remote desktop license server is available

Jul 8, 2020
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Dear All,
This is my first post at forum, sorry if any against forums rules

I facing issues in server No remote desktop license server is available.
Remote desktop service will stop working in 119days if this computer does not contact at least a valid windows server2016 license server.

Our one server already stopped connect to open from remote desktop?

May 22, 2020
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1. Login to the server and open Registry by typing regedit.exe in Run or cmd prompt.(please note that this should be opened as Administrator.

2. Navigate to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Terminal Server\RCM\GracePeriod as shown in below window and select the GracePeriod Key. If the ‘GracePeriod’ key exists you will need to delete it.


3. You must take ownership and give admin users full control to be able to delete GradePeriod key.

- Right Click on GradePeriod Key to take ownership of.
- On the Edit menu, click Permissions.
- Click Advanced, and then click the Owner tab.
- Under Change owner to, click the new owner, and then click OK.


Now, right click and delete the GracePeriod key( ‘REG_BINARY’ ). Once deleted, exit the registry and reboot the server.

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