WINDOWS SERVER 2008 ESU installation

vikas jagtap 1 Reputation point

We have several Windows Server 2008 / 2008 R2 on which we need to install and activate ESU license is there any way to do the remotely. Because its not possible to do it manually almost 1500+ Servers

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  1. Dave Patrick 426.1K Reputation points MVP

    Any progress or updates?

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  2. Dave Patrick 426.1K Reputation points MVP

    Yes, that all is correct. If you needed PowerShell assistance I'd suggest closing this one by marking answer and open a new thread here.

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  3. Dave Patrick 426.1K Reputation points MVP
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  4. Reza-Ameri 16,906 Reputation points

    Support for Windows Server 2008 already ended and you should consider upgrade to supported version of Windows Server, take a look at:

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  5. Jenny Feng 14,111 Reputation points

    @vikas jagtap

    You can use the VAMT for online and/or proxy activation. To install and activate ESU keys using the VAMT, follow these steps:

    Download and install the Volume Activation Management Tool.
    Download the VAMT- ESU configuration file and update your VAMT configuration file.
    Configure the client device’s firewall for the VAMT.
    Add the ESU product key to the VAMT.
    Select the product, right-click, select Activate, then select your activation method, as shown below:
    You could also refer to the steps below.
    Hope above information can help you.


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