Event ID: 4105
Symptoms: You may see the following Warning event on a computer that is running Remote Desktop Licensing (RD Licensing), formerly Terminal Services Licensing (TS Licensing).
Event ID: 4105
Computer: <computer name>
- The license server is not a member of the Terminal Server License Servers group in the domain in which the users reside.
- The license server is installed on a domain controller, and the Network Service account is not a member of the Terminal Server License Servers group.
- If the user accounts existed before the domain was upgraded to Windows Server 2003, the Terminal Server License Servers group might be missing in the discretionary access control list (DACL) of the user objects in Active Directory directory service. Or, the group is in the DACL, but the group does not have permissions to update the Terminal Services Licensing information for the user account.
Scenario 1: The licensing server is not added to the Terminal Server License Servers group for the domain in which the users are located
For more information about this scenario and its resolution, please see the following Microsoft TechNet article.
Event ID 4105 – Terminal Services Per User Client Access License Tracking and Reporting
Scenario 2: The Terminal Server License Servers group is present but does not have permissions to update the user’s account attributes in Active Directory directory service
Use the Delegate Control Wizard to add the permissions to add read\write permissions to the terminalServer attribute or to the Terminal Server License Server attribute of the “user object” by the Terminal Server License Servers group. To do this, follow these steps:
- Right-click the domain in Active Directory Users and Computers, and then click Delegate Control.
- In the Users and Groups dialog box, click Add. Type Terminal Server License Servers, and then click OK. In the Users and Groups dialog box, click Next.
- In the Tasks to Delegate dialog box, click Create a custom task to delegate, and then click Next.
- In the Active Directory Object Type dialog box, click Only the following objects in the folder. In the list, click User objects (the last entry that is in the list), and then click Next.
- Do one of the following, according to the operating system that the domain controller is running:
- For forests that are running Windows Server 2008 or newer Schema:In the Permissions dialog box, make sure that only the General check box is selected. In the Permissions list, click to select the Read and Write Terminal Server license server check box, and then click Next.
- In the Completing the Delegation of Control Wizard dialog box, click Finish.