KMS on server 2016

Anyone having any luck getting KMS installed on server 2016?

I have a new datacenter and it's filling up with server 2016 machines I need to activate.  I have a 2016 KMS server and I have installed the activation role on it.  Does anyone have the steps for completing the KMS install on server 2016?


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Cliff GaliherCommented:
Hasn't really changed. I have one running.

Install the role which it sounds like you've done.

Activate with a KMS key using the command line script. Which it sounds like you haven't done.

Note that Microsoft has stopped providing KMS keys by default in VLSC but clicking the KMS link lists how to request one. I've found them very responsive and usually a key is in VLSC within a day.

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crp0499CEOAuthor Commented:
Yeah, I got the key a while back when we redid our 2012 KMS server to activate server 2016.  Now I'm adding one KMS server to a new site and was going to use  server 2016.  I'll give it a go once my network admin lets my KMS server out to the internet to activate.
crp0499CEOAuthor Commented:
Thank you.
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