Powershell script to install and activate ESU for WIndows server 2008

Vikas Jagtap (BSL) 86 Reputation points
2021-05-17T13:30:54.85+00:00

Hello
Need powershell script to install ESU product key and activation ID for windows server 2008. Currently we following below manual process

1) cscript slmgr.vbs /dlv - To check the ESU status
2) slmgr.vbs /ipk xxxxx-xxxxx-xxxxx-xxxxx-xxxxx - Installtion of product key
3) cscript slmgr.vbs /ato - For activating activation ID.

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  1. Ian Xue (Shanghai Wicresoft Co., Ltd.) 27,851 Reputation points Microsoft Vendor
    2021-05-18T07:16:32.387+00:00

    Hi,

    You can try something like below

    Get-Content -Path C:\ESUScript\computers.txt | ForEach-Object{  
        cscript slmgr.vbs $_ /ipk xxxxx-xxxxx-xxxxx-xxxxx-xxxxx   
        cscript slmgr.vbs $_ /ato   
    }  
    

    Best Regards,
    Ian Xue

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  1. Ian Xue (Shanghai Wicresoft Co., Ltd.) 27,851 Reputation points Microsoft Vendor
    2021-05-18T02:16:50.02+00:00

    Hi,

    You can simply add these lines to your PowerShell script file.

    cscript slmgr.vbs /dlv   
    slmgr.vbs /ipk xxxxx-xxxxx-xxxxx-xxxxx-xxxxx   
    cscript slmgr.vbs /ato  
    

    Best Regards,
    Ian Xue

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