Solved

KMS - Activating Office 2013 from Server 2012

Posted on 2013-06-26
5
3,369 Views
Last Modified: 2013-06-27
I have KMS running on Server 2012.  I was told that if I use the KMS key for Datacenter 2012, it will activate all the Microsoft products.  Is this true, or is it only OS's?  I will need to activate Office 2013.  Will our current KMS server activate Office 2013?  If not, how would I go about setting up KMS for Office 2013?
0
Comment
Question by:bpl5000
  • 3
5 Comments
 
LVL 22

Expert Comment

by:Haresh Nikumbh
ID: 39277464
0
 
LVL 5

Author Comment

by:bpl5000
ID: 39277479
Please, I only want responses from people who know the answer and have done this before, not someone who will Google and paste links.
0
 
LVL 5

Author Comment

by:bpl5000
ID: 39281005
I've requested that this question be deleted for the following reason:

I did not get an answer to my question, just 2 links posted by one person, one of which referred to installing KMS on Server 2008 R2 and not Server 2012.  I opened an incident with Microsoft and will find out the best way to proceed.
0
 
LVL 18

Accepted Solution

by:
irweazelwallis earned 500 total points
ID: 39280615
I have setup a new KMS server on Server 2012 which is activating windows and Office

i had some issues getting the office element on there

i used this process to get it working

From an elevated command prompt, simply run slmgr /ipk <key-with-hyphens> twice to install both the Windows KMS key and the Office 2013 KMS key.
 
Once this is done, simply run slmgr /ato to activate the KMS keys against Microsoft servers.

then you can use this to check the office element

cscript slmgr.vbs /dlv 2E28138A-847F-42BC-9752-61B03FFF33CD
0
 
LVL 5

Author Closing Comment

by:bpl5000
ID: 39281006
That works perfect!  Thanks irweazelwallis!  Previously I ran the Office Volume License Pack, which brings up a GUI and allows you to add the key, but it removes previously added keys.  Using your way at the command prompt worked perfectly!
0

Featured Post

Optimizing Cloud Backup for Low Bandwidth

With cloud storage prices going down a growing number of SMBs start to use it for backup storage. Unfortunately, business data volume rarely fits the average Internet speed. This article provides an overview of main Internet speed challenges and reveals backup best practices.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Microsoft Office Picture Manager was included in Office 2003, 2007, and 2010, but not in Office 2013. Users had hopes that it would be in Office 2016/Office 365, but it is not. Fortunately, the same zero-cost technique that works to install it with …
While rebooting windows server 2003 server , it's showing "active directory rebuilding indices please wait" at startup. It took a little while for this process to complete and once we logged on not all the services were started so another reboot is …
This tutorial will walk an individual through the process of installing of Data Protection Manager on a server running Windows Server 2012 R2, including the prerequisites. Microsoft .Net 3.5 is required. To install this feature, go to Server Manager…
This video shows how to use Hyena, from SystemTools Software, to bulk import 100 user accounts from an external text file. View in 1080p for best video quality.

831 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question