I have a Server 2012 R2 data-center edition running as my Host server. I have several VM's running. I have KMS installed on the Host server. On VM1 that is running Server 2012 R2 STD, I was able to activate that one to the KMS server.
On VM2 I am running Server 2012 Standard. When I go to activate it to the KMS it says the product key is invalid (0xC004F050)
I have a volume license key, all software was downloaded from the site.
I have Googled this to death and cannot find my situation in the results.
All servers are fresh installs with all Windows updates.
Have you met the threshold for the minimum number of clients on the network to be able to use KMS?
Refer to this link for more information: KMS Activation (http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc303276.aspx#_Key_Management_Service)
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