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  1. Change WVD Licensing to support Multi-Cloud and real OnPrem

    A lot of companies have multi-location scenarios, including multi-cloud scenarios.
    Today it is very common that services will be put into the cloud, that suits the service most (cost wise or ressource wise).
    WVD does not fit into this scenario as it can not be put into the same cloud where the services reside that will be used.
    And this is not always O365 or any other MS Service, it could be a totally different scenario.
    Putting the desktop into Azure and the service into another cloud will end up the user complaining performance and therefor giving not a good…

    19 votes
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  2. Provide Azure License Server as a Service

    Most Azure VMs have the Windows license built into the pricing model which is great as we don't have to worry about licensing.

    However when it comes to Remote Desktop Services VMs we need to provide our own CALs for each of the users that will connect to the server. This is a major pain point as the CALs are time consuming to obtain and a hassle to keep track of.

    It would simplify things greatly if Microsoft could provide user licensing as a service on Azure, and allow us to manage the licenses through the portal.

    Then it would…

    7 votes
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  3. Allow concurrent user or server based licensing

    Our applications utilize a concurrent licensing model (standard in our industry) and when providing remote access it adds significant confusion and frequently locks up our sales process due to the mismatch between our product and the licensing model of dependent technologies.

    5 votes
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  4. User licensing for Windows Server 2016 Remote Desktop Services needs to be ENFORCED. No more honor system!

    There are too many out there not keeping up with RDS user CALS as they should. But when audits come around, they scream bloody murder at everyone (like me) but themselves. Please enforce user CALS so people will keep up with licenses appropriately. The honor system is BROKEN.

    2 votes
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  5. Please turn off

    Ok wait i am come

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