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Activate Windows 10 Enterprise E3 VDA

Hi Experts,

I have a new fleet of VDIs under Windows 10 Enterprise all connecting to an onpremise domain.

We have subscribed for Windows 10 Enterprise E3 VDA and I would like to know if it's possible to activate the licenses on my Windows 10 machines which are in my on-site domain without having to use the AzureAD domain

Thank you

Christian K
* Azure ADWindows 10Microsoft 365Windows OS

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Thank you David! That means I can't activate my VDI (VMware Horizon) with such license! Right?

Christian K
You probably require a full version of Windows 10 Pro/Enterprise and a VDA license
If the user wishes to access a Microsoft VDI from a device that is not covered by Software Assurance, however, a separate Windows VDA license is required. Such devices include thin clients, zero clients and third-party devices such as contractor-owned PCs. As of this writing, a separate VDA license costs $100 per year, per device.

What is VDA (Virtual Desktop Access)? - Definition from WhatIs.com (techtarget.com) 

When it comes to licensing always contact the lisensor (Microsoft) and follow their advice (in writing if possible) as licensing is a complex issue and responses here will be on a best effort policy only.
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