How do I find the KMS server

Posted on 2012-09-17
Last Modified: 2012-10-03
How do I find out which server has  KMS server installed?
Question by:masterofall
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    from a command prompt run 'slmgr.vbs /dlv', this will display the Software Licensing information, including KMS machine name from DNS...
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    That command show the license for the PC O/S and that was pre-installed by Dell. It's not showing the Office 2010 license information by was assigned by KMS.
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    This video explains how the KMS Server operates and how clients identify it via DNS.  You can find in by lookinhg for the _VLMCS record under , _tcp.  It will contain the name of the KMS server.  If you go the event viewer of the server then you should see KMS events.
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    This is microsoft's official documentation and it does locate the name of the server.

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