Select Windows Server editions, servicing options, and activation

Solution Architect
Technology Manager
Windows Server

Select a suitable edition of Windows Server 2019, and then learn to choose the appropriate servicing option and activation method.

Learning objectives

After completing this module, you'll be able to:

  • Select Windows Server 2019 editions.
  • Choose a Windows Server servicing channel.
  • Describe licensing and activation.
  • Implement automatic virtual machine activation (AVMA).


To get the best learning experience from this module, you should have knowledge and experience of:

  • Active Directory Domain Services concepts and technologies.
  • Windows Server 2012 or Windows Server 2016.
  • Microsoft Hyper-V and basic server virtualization concepts.
  • Automation and monitoring.