It’s been a while since I was in a role that required me to worry about Windows activation’s, but yet here I am.
User entered a ticket saying they had < 30 days remaining on their Windows activation and to contact their sys admin team for support.
Running the following commands without the prepend “cscript” will show the active user interface a vbscript popup. Since I like to perform my actions behind the scenes, cscript allows me to have a remote command prompt with no user interaction required.
Check current settings
cscript slmgr.vbs -dli
Change KMS Server
cscript slmgr.vbs -skms dnsnameofyourserverhere.tld
cscript slmgr.vbs -ato