Convert Windows Server 2012 Datacenter Eval to Datacenter
December 19, 2012 2 Comments
If you were lucky enough to have used Windows Server 2012 Datacenter eval edition you might have a need to convert it to a regular release. It can easily be done using PowerShell.
Step 1 is to figure out what edition you are currently running.
dism /online /Get-CurrentEdition
Step 2 is to find the editions you can convert to.
dism /online /Get-TargetEditions
Step 3 is to enter the license key for the full edition. You’ll be asked to reboot the server so say yes.
dism /online /Set-Edition:ServerDatacenter /ProductKey:ABCD-EFGH-IJKL-MNOP-QRST /AcceptEula