Event ID 8198 Server 2012 DC

Posted on 2014-03-17
Last Modified: 2015-08-09
Hello, I have one Windows 2012 server and I'm seeing the following message in the event log:

Event 8198, Security SPP

License Activation (slui.exe) failed with the following error code:
Command-line arguments:

I've done some searching online and verified that my key used for the server activation is good, but I'm not getting anywhere. Any help would be greatly appreciated!
Question by:Jharrisonsnbs
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BlueYonder earned 500 total points
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Here are instructions from microsoft:
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by:Seth Simmons
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this article specifically addresses that error code referring to KMS server that can't be resolved

Error 0x8007232b or 0x8007007B occurs when you try to activate Windows
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by:Seth Simmons
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did the article help or do you still need assistance with this?
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I apologize for the delay, but the support link helped me navigate and solve the question.
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by:Seth Simmons
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which support link and what was the solution?

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This issues has been resolved by navigating the article posted.

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I've requested that this question be closed as follows:

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Resolution was found in navigating.

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