Applying Windows server 2019 Datacenter License Key to Windows Server 2016 Standar and Windows Serve

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Hi,

We have Windows server 2019 Datacenter License Key that we need to apply  to Windows Server 2016 Standard and Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard. Can you pelase provide the steps and commands that can help to achieve it.

 

Any quick response will be appreciated.

 

Thanks in advance,

Vik.

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Assuming virtual machine guests of the Server 2019 DataCenter hyper-v host you can use AVMA keys to activate.

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-server/get-started-19/vm-activation-19