On the screen “Install the assistant for the installation of licenses” with the error message “The data from the license agreement provided to Microsoft is not valid… “: the CAL version must match the software version of the server it accesses. Older versions of CALs cannot be used with the newest version of the server software, but the newer RDS-CAL versions can be used with an older version of the server software. More information about this letter VL: www.microsoft.com/en-us/Licensing/learn-more/brief-windows-server-2012-rds.aspx. (same information valid for 2016) I just created a new remote gateway businessaccount.microsoft.com/Customer/LicensesAndServices/ and a license server on Windows Server 2016 and that`s the only thing I found to work. We moved our VL into MPSA and as all listed – is not found in the drop-down. I chose other people and used the “purchases” account number, and it worked. You really need to update your 2016 bits to find out about MPSA. I received a bunch of activate.microsoft.com licenses – but it`s useless in this scenario… but I showed my 100 licenses on my license manager.
Note: The current list of phone numbers is available in www.microsoft.com/en-us/licensing/existing-customer/activation-centers 1. Click Back and make sure that the license details you have indicated on previous screens are correct (licensing program, licensing number, license number, product version, license type, amount of RDS cals). My RDS user manuals are available for 2016 servers and were purchased by an MPSA agreement. THE RDS license servers are installed on my domain controllers which are 2016 servers. Due to application compatibility, my 2012 RDS-Sessionhosts servers are R2. … support.microsoft.com/en-sg/help/2849342/can-t-install-rds-cals-by-using-a-web-browser-or-telephone-on-a-window 6. Finally, enter the license package ID available to you and click Next to complete the activation of RDS Cals. 10. On the next screen, check the information you provide and click Next. 11.
Finally, copy the license key IDENTIFIANT generated on the remote license website and add it to the “Install Licenses” assistant and click Next to activate the RDS cals. If the activation fails again, continue with the activation of RDS licenses over the phone (Method 3). The seven-digit input field of your RDS key provided by VENDOSOFT now appears. Please enter the key here and confirm! Chris from Microsoft is really good with licensing issues.