Change Skype for Business Server 2015 license key from Evaluation to Full

Requirement

A customer was running Skype for Business Server 2015 using a 180 Day Evaluation license.  They purchased Skype for Business Server 2015 and needed to change the license key from Evaluation to Volume.

Process

Download Skype for Business Server 2015 media (in this case it was downloaded from the Volume License Service Center).

The following process needs to be run on all servers (e.g. Front End, Edge) where Skype for Business Server 2015 has been installed using evaluation media.

From a Skype for Business Server Management Shell, verify that the current license key is definitely a trial.

Get-CsServerVersion

Skype for Business Server 2015 (6.0.9319.0): Evaluation license key installed.

Make the ISO available to the Skype for Business Server, mount the media.

From a Skype for Business Server Management Shell, change directory to the following path (where E: is the letter assigned to your mounted install media).

cd E:

cd E:\Setup\amd64\Setup

Run the following command to convert from Evaluation to Full.

msiexec /fvomus Server.msi EVALTOFULL=1 /qb

Enable-CsComputer

Verify that the license has been changed to full.

Get-CsServerVersion

Skype for Business Server 2015 (6.0.9319.0): Volume license key installed.

Job done!

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