Domain PC with Office 2013 dosen't gets activated through KMS server on our network.

We have KMS server on our network, and we use office 2010 installed on Windows 7. After I install office 2010 on a workgroup PC and join to the domain and do a gpupdate and if I open word and File-Help- It says Product activated.

Now I have built a new Windows7 image for one of the ICT suites, installed office 2013 and joined this PC to the domain and did a GPupdate and opened Word 2013- File-Account-It says Activation required.

We have Microsoft EES for our organisation when I log into the portal, I can see the KMS keys when I click Key  under  Office professional plus 2013 with SP1.

Please let me know how to trouble shoot and sort this so that any PCs have office 2013 gets activated through KMS server from our network.

Any help much appreciated.

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RantCanSr. Systems AdministratorCommented:
Have you installed the EES Office 2013 Key to your KMS server?

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lianne143Author Commented:
No I have not installed the Office 2013 KMS key to the server. Please can you post me step by step tutorial to add  the KMS key to my KMS server.

RantCanSr. Systems AdministratorCommented:
The brief overview of KMS is this: install your Microsoft KMS license on your KMS server and activate. Then you install the generic KMS from Microsoft on the host your are trying to license. Then when you activate, the host connects to the KMS server using dns and is activated. Below is a walkthrough:
lianne143Author Commented:
I am planning to use our KMS server( installed on our  Secondary DC) that currently activates all the Microsoft office 2010 clients.

"install your Microsoft KMS license on your KMS server and activate"
Dose this mean I have to download and install  Microsoft Office 2013 Volume License Pack.

"Then you install the generic KMS from Microsoft on the host your are trying to license"
Here I need to activate the KMS key (xxxxx-xxxxx-xxxxx-xxxxx-xxxxx) on the KMS server, please correct if I am wrong and this is the first time trying to set up a KMS server for office 2013.
RantCanSr. Systems AdministratorCommented:
If you are going to utilize KMS for Office 2013, then you are correct. You install this pack and then input the KMS key from the Volume License Service Center.  Here is a link to the GVLK for the Office products.
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