How to enter the product key in Exchange Server 2016? After installing Exchange Server 2016, we like to apply a license key in Exchange. In this article, you will learn how to install the Exchange license key.
Information Exchange Server editions
A product key tells Exchange Server 2016 that you’ve purchased a Standard or Enterprise Edition license. If the product key you purchased is for a Standard Edition license, it lets you mount a maximum of five databases. If it’s an Enterprise Editon license, it lets you mount more than five databases per server. Read more about Exchange Server 2016 editions.
How to enter product key Exchange Server 2016
Log into the Exchange Admin Center (EAC). Click in the left menu on servers and next in the top menu servers. Click the Exchange Server, in my example it’s EX01-2016. On the right side, click the Enter Product Key link.
The server properties window opens. On the general tab, fill in the license key. When done, click Save.
A warning message is shown: The product key has been validated and the product ID has been successfully created. This change won’t take effect until the Information Store service has been restarted. Click OK to dismiss the notice.
On the Exchange server, open the Services console. Search and click on Microsoft Exchange Information Store. Click Restart the service.
Do you like to know if licensing the Exchange Server worked? Read the next step.
Check if installing Exchange license key worked
Navigate to servers and click the Exchange Server that you licensed. Confirm that it’s showing Licensed. Read more about the difference between Standard and Enterprise licenses.
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Conclusion product key Exchange Server 2016
To sum it up, you learned how to enter a product key in Exchange Server 2016. Start Exchange Admin Center and navigate to the servers page. Install the Exchange license key and don’t forget to restart the Information Store service. Did you enjoy this article? If so, you may like Create send connector Exchange 2016. Don’t forget to follow us and share this article.