There are certain requirements which must be fulfilled. You can use an existing server or set up a new one, do like you wish. How to determine Office 2010 activation method? It would not be unusual for us to have to modify and recapture an image more than 5 times, and if I understand correctly we can no longer do that because eventually the Office installation in the image would become unusable. And I see nothing that indicates a problem in the server event logs. For more information, see for Windows. The general syntax of slmgr. For more information about using the ospp.
This means you don't have to enter a product key on the client side. It replaces RenewalInterval with a value expressed in minutes. For more information about the ospp. I found the Host License file for Office 2010 but it says that it is only support on Windows 2003 Server, Windows 7 and Windows 2008 R2 but not Windows 2008. Trying to activate office results in a generic error about not being able to contact the licensing service. The default setting is 1688.
You have to configure the Windows client separately by using the slmgr. Users then see notifications that request activation and a red title bar. How do I add a new key to the pool? This assumes that you have administrator credentials on the remote computer. It can still activate Windows 7, just not Office. After this, users will see notification dialogs whenever they start an Office application. Office 2010 keys are as follow.
You must restart the Software Licensing Service for any changes to take effect. Make sure the server can access the outside world via 1688. Sometimes there are compatibility to install before you can install a greater level key, however. Before you read this article, we recommend that you read , , and. It replaces ActivationInterval with a value expressed in minutes. Once it reaches 5, all Office 2010 clients are activated. So I guess my questions are: 1.
Users then see notifications that request activation. In a corporate environment behind an edge firewall you may have the local firewall disabled on the server. I can add computers from our domain but all I get is just the machine name. The number of days is configurable. Yes, you have to do this before the capture even if you didn't launch Office.
All other columns in all rows show. Password Password for the account. The greater level key will activate lower level servers and clients according to the link I posted. Check if port 1688 is listening. The same is not true of activating windows. Our techs never enter a product key at the time of deploying workstations, so I thought the key has to be stored somewhere? Now the laptop and it's owner goes on a business trip for 200 days. This design allows the maximum possible time for the client to be in the licensed state.
Perhaps the office count has been exceeded, I didn't know that could happen. But how does it know how to activate our Windows 7 clients? When the count reaches 5, all Office 2010 clients are activated. The default port is 1688. For more information about the ospp. I don't know of a link for 2012, but it follows the same pattern. When complete, it should tell you that it was successfully activated.
This really creates a problem for us because history has shown that, in our operation, we have to update images quite frequently. What will happen after 180 days? After 180 days, the activation attempt process resumes. By default, if no machine name, user name and password is specified, current local machine is assumed. The following table describes the ospp. The illustration can be downloaded e: A.
Two activation method are bound to product key within Windows and Office suites. I guess what I'm asking is, exactly when does Office get armed and what causes it to get armed? There are at least 7 clients with Office 2010 installed and all of them report that the product needs to be activated. The first host would have activated the Windows 7 clients without any issue. This process also served to correct a misconception on my part. But how does it know how to activate our Windows 7 clients? The default port is 1688. You can run the script locally on the target computer or remotely from another computer. This includes the product key for Windows.