TechNet Webcast: Understanding Activation and Validation in Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008 (Level 200)
TechNet Webcast: Understanding Activation and Validation in Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008 (Level 200)
Event ID: 1032379793
Language(s): English.
Product(s): Windows.
Audience(s): IT Implem_IT Generalist.

Windows product activation, which was first introduced in consumer editions, is now required for all editions of the Windows operating system. In this webcast, we provide a business and technical overview of the activation and validation changes in Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008. Volume Activation 2.0 supports new types of license keys and several new modes of activation for customers deploying Windows using volume licensing rights. We also cover changes to Key Management Service (KMS) and Multiple Activation Key (MAK), Volume License Keys (VLKs), notification versus reduced functionality mode (RFM), activation grace periods, and re-arms.

Presenters: Kim Griffiths, Product Manager, Microsoft Corporation

Kim Griffiths is a product manager in the Genuine Windows Product Marketing group, focusing on commercial and public sector customers. Kim has worked at Microsoft for three years. She joined the Genuine Windows team after working for Microsoft Consulting Services (MCS) where she was an infrastructure consultant specializing in Active Directory, security, and Microsoft Exchange . Overall, Kim has more than 15 years of experience working in IT with enterprise and government customers.



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Duration: 59 minute(s)
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