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    KMS Server

    We are looking to setup our own KMS server for when we deploy Office 2010 and also when we go to role out Windows 7. I have done some research on this but cannot find a straight forward guide on how to set all this up.

    Do I have to purchase software or is it a bit I download and just install?

    Your help would be much appreciated.

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    @MatthewL:

    KMS is just a small application which sits on on server with which your office KMS license needs to authenticate against. You will have the KMS license for your Office product and in your config files I think, there should be a reference to your KMS server:

    Download details: Office 2010 KMS Host License Pack

    Volume Activation - Microsoft Office 2010 Engineering - Site Home - TechNet Blogs

    Hosting a Windows Server/Client and Office 2010 KMS on the same server

    http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/d...displaylang=en

    http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/d...displaylang=en

    http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/l.../ee624358.aspx

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    Cheers I shall have a look.

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    It's actually a lot easier than it looks. All you do to set up the KMS server is open an admin command prompt on your server and type slmgr /ipk YOUR-PRODUCT-KEY
    For office 2010 you download the KMS pack, install it and at the end of install it asks for your KMS key for office, put that in, job done.

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    Setup KMS

    Quote Originally Posted by MatthewL View Post
    We are looking to setup our own KMS server for when we deploy Office 2010 and also when we go to role out Windows 7. I have done some research on this but cannot find a straight forward guide on how to set all this up.

    Do I have to purchase software or is it a bit I download and just install?

    Your help would be much appreciated.
    Here's some more information that might be helpfull,

    Using KMS Server for Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows 7, and Office 2010

    Pete
    PeteNetLive

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    Thanks Pete, will take a look when I get 5 mins.

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    There's some good tutorial videos on ms's site. Let me know if you need them and I'll post a link tomorrow.

    Actually, having just done it, I've found it far easier than most of the documentation makes you think.

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    I still haven't had chance to look at things yet but when I get to it I will check them out.



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