How to activate Office Standard 2013 open license on a Terminal Server.

I have downloaded the iso and installed the program on my terminal server. I have also download and installed the "Office 2013 KMS (key management service) host " on the RD as well.

Not sure where to go from here, its still showing not activated, and I havent seen a place to enter generic keys or license agreement #.

Experts, Help please.
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You mention that you have a terminal server, singular...

Unless you have a large(r) environment  or already have KMS for your Windows server and client licensing (I personally like KMS for 30+ workstations) perhaps just going the MAK route would be better?

Since it sounds like you've already installed Office on the server, the only way to key the application now is to use the ospp.vbs script to key the application.

The command would be ospp.vbs /inpkey:AAAAA-BBBBB-CCCCC-DDDDD-EEEEE, then you would activate it, ospp.vbs /act. You would run this on the RD Session Host.

You can read more about this here:

On the VLSC site, you should see both MAK and KMS keys for Office.

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savethehumansAuthor Commented:
I used the MAK.  Thanks.

With the licensing, its per user. Is there a way to deactivate an account after if been activated (ie employee is replaced)?
Microsoft Office is only licensed per device, so any computer that could need it to be installed on, or in the case of terminal services, accessed from, needs to have a license assigned to it.

Here is a really good link for you to read regarding Microsoft's volume licensing for Office:

Hope that answers your question.
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