Activating Windows 10 Virtual Desktop

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How do you activate Windows 10 VDA on Citrix XenDeskop in customers own datacenter infrastrcutre?


Currently, my environment consists of virtual hosts and we are leveraging Citrix XenDesktop with Windows 7 for user desktops. The desktops are currently activated via a KMS Server.


We are looking to upgrade our Windows 7 Image to  Windows 10 Enterprise (Brand new Image build, not an in-pace upgrade) and obtain the licensing via the Office 365 Subscription for $10 per user per month to activate windows 10. 


What are my options to activate the Windows 10 Virtual Desktops so no user interaction is required? Can the Windows 10 Desktop still be activated via KMS? 

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Windows 10 Enterprise Virtual Desktop Edition is only available through Azure

"Windows Virtual Desktop is a comprehensive desktop and app virtualization service running in the cloud. It’s the only virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) that delivers simplified management, multi-session Windows 10, optimizations for Office 365 ProPlus, and support for Remote Desktop Services (RDS) environments. Deploy and scale your Windows desktops and apps on Azure in minutes, and get built-in security and compliance features."