VAMT step-by-step scenarios
This section provides instructions on how to implement the Volume Activation Management Tool (VAMT) in typical environments. VAMT supports many common scenarios; it describes here some of the most common to get you started.
In this section
|Scenario 1: Online Activation||Describes how to distribute Multiple Activation Keys (MAKs) to products installed on one or more connected computers within a network, and how to instruct these products to contact Microsoft over the Internet for activation.|
|Scenario 2: Proxy Activation||Describes how to use two VAMT host computers—the first one with Internet access and a second computer within an isolated workgroup—as proxies to perform MAK volume activation for workgroup computers that don't have Internet access.|
|Scenario 3: Key Management Service (KMS) Client Activation||Describes how to use VAMT to configure client products for Key Management Service (KMS) activation. By default, volume license editions of Windows 10, Windows Vista, Windows® 7, Windows 8, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2, or Windows Server® 2012, and Microsoft® Office 2010 use KMS for activation.|
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