Converting an 2019 Server evaluation version to a retail version

Copper Contributor

We can't convert a 2019 Server from Evaluation to Standard Server :

DISM /online /Set-Edition:ServerDatacenter /ProductKey: ... /AcceptEula -> fails
2019 Server as  Terminal Server ( remote Desktop Services ) but not as AD Controller.


DISM /online /Get-CurrentEdition -> ServerStandardEval ( 10.0.17763.3887 )

DISM /online /Get-TargetEditions -> ServerStandard, ServerDataCenter


any suggestion ?

2 Replies

As a work-around, might also try using a kms key as intermediary step.


Dism /online /Set-Edition:ServerStandard /ProductKey:N69G4-B89J2-4G8F4-WWYCC-J464C /AcceptEula


then if successful use your own product key below after reboot


slmgr /ipk xxxxx-xxxxx-xxxxx-xxxxx-xxxxx
slmgr /ato





@WKleb just checking if there's any progress or updates? please don't forget to mark helpful replies.