Microsoft's licensing brief also uses the word "reimaging" to mean the imaging of a PC that already underwent the imaging process.As described in the licensing brief, it seems that per-user Software Assurance and Windows Enterprise edition Volume Licensing is required to reimage an OEM Windows PC that already has been imaged.He said that organizations must buy at least one Windows 10 Pro Upgrade License under the Open Licensing or Open Value subscription license to create the Volume Licensing golden image media (which is known as having "reimaging rights").
Updating trial verson to vlk license
I do have the Volume license CD now with a proper version of the server OS but I could find no documentation on how to get it out of the Evaluation mode into a production fully licensed mode.
Microsoft explained a bit how imaging works under its Volume Licensing program during a recent Smart Deploy online presentation.
This Volume License media also gives organizations the rights to reimage and install the operating system, Le Texier added.
A Volume Licensing agreement is not expensive, Le Texier claimed.
It wasn't a point that Le Texier addressed, though.
Smart Deploy is focused on simplifying the complicated jobs of IT pros, according to Aaron Suzuki, Smart Deploy's CEO and founder, during the talk.
This will preserve all installed apps and settings.
Follow these simple steps: Now you can upgrade it using the regular Enterprise ISO image!
In a nutshell, organizations can get reimaging rights from original equipment manufacturer (OEM) Windows machines with the purchase of Volume Licensing agreements.
However, there are some caveats, such as only being able to reimage using the same Windows product edition (although downgrade rights are available), and not being able to use an OEM image from one vendor across machines that shipped using another vendor's OEM image.
After the upgrade, it is possible to activate the upgraded OS using your regular KMS server or MAK key. Using the same trick, you can also change the edition from Enterprise to Windows 10 Pro if you need.