Windows 10 KMS Activation against Windows Server 2012 R2 KMS Server

Note: This document assumes the Windows Server 2012 R2 is running the VA Services Role (KMS Server) if it is not install the Role and follow these steps.

Update Windows 2012 R2 to support activating Windows 10

Call Microsoft Volume Licensing to get Windows Srv 2012R2 DataCtr/Std KMS for Windows 10 Key

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  1. Login to VLSC

  2. In VLSC - click License, then Relationship Summary.

  3. Now click the License ID of your current Active license.

  4. Once the page changes, click Product Keys.

  5. Scroll down the list and look for "Windows Srv 2012R2 DataCtr/Std KMS for Windows 10". Use this key.

Add the new key you obtained by calling Microsoft Volume Licensing

  1. Open an elevated command prompt (admin)

    1. slmgr /ipk XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX (replace with your Windows Srv 2012R2 DataCtr/Std KMS for Windows 10 KMS Key obtained above)

    2. slmgr /ato

    3. slmgr /dlv

    4. Add the Windows 10 KMS Client Key to your clients:

Windows 10 Professional



Windows 10 Professional N



Windows 10 Enterprise



Windows 10 Enterprise N



Windows 10 Education



Windows 10 Education N



Windows 10 Enterprise 2015 LTSB



Windows 10 Enterprise 2015 LTSB N



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