Azure Server needs Activation

Klaus Krönert 21 Reputation points

On Azure Host (VM) that runs since 3 Jears, we got a Errormessage "Activate Windows"

Realy - now customers need for Azure Host seperate licence?


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  1. Alan Kinane 16,811 Reputation points MVP

    This is likely an issue with your VM being unable to access the KMS activation server. Did you make any network or security changes recently?

    Some troubleshooting steps you can carry out here:

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  1. Klaus Krönert 21 Reputation points

    Hello Alan,

    no changes since 3 years.

    Step 1 under point 2 from your solution has fix this issue.
    But i don't understand why the server lost his license.

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