Hyper-V Licensing

ZW 1 Reputation point
2021-08-04T15:23:46.65+00:00

Hello All,

I have a question regarding licensing between two Hyper-V hosts.
We just recently purchase a server with Server Datacenter 2019 running Hyper-V (server 1)
We would like to replicate VMs to an older server running Hyper-V core 2019 (server 2)

If we needed to fail over completely to server 2, how does licensing work for that? Would all of the vms remain licensed?

Thanks

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  1. Dave Patrick 426.2K Reputation points MVP
    2021-08-06T13:19:10.387+00:00

    Each host needs to be licensed. If they were both DataCenter then AVMA would have worked. In this circumstance you can re-activate after the move.

    slmgr /ipk xxxxx-xxxxx-xxxxx-xxxxx-xxxxx
    slmgr /ato

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