A colleague of mine recently pointed me to this great article on the scalability of office productivity suites on terminal services. The tests reviewed OpenOffice 2.1, Microsoft Office 2003, and Microsoft Office 2007.
Terminal Services Server Drain Mode allows an administrator to prevent new logins to a terminal server. It does allow current users to stay connected and even allows disconnected sessions to re-connect and continue working. The Drain Mode feature also works with the new Terminal Services Session Broker Load Balancing.
It is possible to specify a preferred TS License Server with Group Policy for Windows Server 2003 with Service Pack 1. Here is the procedure for setting the preferred TS License Server for 2000/2003 without using group policy: