Get all your HPE OEM Windows Server licensing questions answered!

Windows Server Frequently Asked Questions

Have questions about Windows Server OEM products on HPE servers? Our handy HPE FAQ for Microsoft OEM licensing—Windows Server answers many of the questions customers ask about licensing Windows Server products on HPE server systems.

The questions encountered centered around three general categories: products, activation, and support—so these were used as the structure of the FAQ.

The HPE FAQ for Microsoft OEM Licensing—Windows Server reviews basic Windows Server licensing and the differences between license types. In addition, these topics are covered:

Windows_Server_2019_FAQ.jpg- Customer questions focused on “I’ve got an OEM license—now I need to know…

- Activation and Support

- Microsoft Software Assurance, downgrade rights, and virtualization with OEM licensing

- Specific product questions for Windows Server 2019

- Client Access Licenses (CALs) and Remote Desktop Service (RDS) CALs

- Reseller questions


Be sure to visit the FAQ and get all your Windows Server OEM products on HPE servers questions answered today!!  Don’t forget to bookmark it so you can quickly access it for future questions you may encounter.


Willa Anderson
Hewlett Packard Enterprise

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