Windows 2008 Server Became Un-Activated

I setup a windows 2008 server about 6 months ago.  Today it just stopped working.  Once I was able to get it front of it I realized that the Windows Key was nt activated.  Now, I know this was done 6 months ago when the server was rolled out.  What would cause a key to become no longer activated?

The key that I am using is part of volume licensing.
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Seth SimmonsConnect With a Mentor Sr. Systems AdministratorCommented:
Sounds like the server couldn't find KMS on the network.  The KMS volume key checks in with KMS every 6 months.  It's a small program that runs on the network for Windows and Office when using KMS instead of MAK keys.


click on "Read More About Volume Activation" link
http://www.microsoft.com/licensing/existing-customers/product-activation.aspx
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