Server 2016 Volume Activation Management Tool and MAK licenses

ajwellman
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I am trying to install the MS Volume Activation Management Tool using the feature with Server 2016.  It appears when I install that feature, it only allows for KMS licenses and I need to be able to manage MAK licenses.  Is there a way to use MAK licenses with this feature.  Should I just download VAMT 3.1 and install that on the 2016 server.  We currently use the VAMT 3.1 on 2008 R2 and 2012 R2.
Thank for your help

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I believe that tool is only for KMS Volume licenses. MAK licenses are completely seperate.

If you download the WAIK toolkit, this comes with the latest VAMT tool which MS recommends on managing mak keys for MAK Proxy Activation:

FAQ: https://www.microsoft.com/Licensing/servicecenter/Help/FAQDetails.aspx?id=201#219

WAIK: http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/p/?LinkId=526740&ocid=tia-235208000

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Commented:
Thanks for the quick response.
Installing VAMT from the WAIK kit worked just fine.
Thanks again

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