Activation of Windows 11
For corporate customers, there are three easy ways to activate Windows 11. The good news is that the same mechanisms can be used with Windows 10. Which of these options is the most suitable depends on whether you are running on-premises, hybrid joined, or AAD only. Let’s take a closer look at the three options.
Classic activation by Multiple Activation Key (MAK) or Key Management Services (KMS)
In the on-premises and hybrid joined scenarios, you can still use the classic Key Management Services (KMS). If you use AAD only, only the Multiple Activation Key (MAK) can be used easily for the classic activation services.
KMS servers have the disadvantage of not offering any extra authentication and are therefore in need of special protection. They originate from an era of corporate LANs. Anyone who knows the IP address and listening port of the KMS server by reading the values of an active client can then use this information to activate any client...