Windows Server 2019 and virtual servers

Prosper BABEY 1 Reputation point
2021-04-29T13:26:17.973+00:00

I purchased a 2019 X64 std server license. After installation I activated a virtual server and the second refuses the activation. What to do?

Windows Server 2019
Windows Server 2019
A Microsoft server operating system that supports enterprise-level management updated to data storage.
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  1. Dave Patrick 426.1K Reputation points MVP
    2021-04-29T13:34:43.313+00:00

    Are you using licensed or evaluation media? Is the product key OEM, retail or volume? What happens when you try:

    slmgr /ipk xxxxx-xxxxx-xxxxx-xxxxx-xxxxx (using host product key)
    slmgr /ato

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  2. Prosper BABEY 1 Reputation point
    2021-04-29T13:50:21.253+00:00

    I am using licensed media. Is OEM. Let me try (slmgr ...) again and send you answer

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  3. Dave Patrick 426.1K Reputation points MVP
    2021-04-29T13:52:20.813+00:00

    Sounds good, also check that it isn't already a domain controller.

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  4. Dave Patrick 426.1K Reputation points MVP
    2021-04-29T15:06:27.557+00:00

    Any progress or updates?

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  5. Prosper BABEY 1 Reputation point
    2021-04-29T20:40:20.717+00:00

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