How to discover Office and Windows KMS hosts via DNS and remove unauthorized instances

When troubleshooting KMS configuration and activation issues, our customers are often surprised to find unexpected Windows or Office KMS hosts in their environment. By default, Windows and Office clients discover KMS hosts via DNS and a related _vlmcs SRV record. To determine whether a KMS client can locate a KMS host and/or whether undesired KMS…


Guidance on installing a second KMS host for Office in an environment that has an existing KMS host for Windows.

Volume license editions Office 2010 support KMS activation. If your environment has an existing KMS host for activating Windows you have a few ways of activating Office 2010 using a KMS host: Use your existing Windows KMS host and add Office KMS support to it, if it is running a supported version of Windows (recommended)…

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