If you’re currently looking for a KMS setup guide then I am guessing you’re probably licensed for Server 2019 with downgrade rights to 2016.
Even if your not ready to upgrade your infrastructure to Windows Server 2019 it does makes sense to at least have your KMS server installed as the highest available level for future growth.
There is an issue with using the Roles and Feature Wizard that will result in the wizard crashing before completion.
For this reason I am going to walk you through setting up your KMS server via PowerShell and activating via command prompt.
Note: Before you begin adding your domain controller roles make sure your target server has a static IP address. Add PDC Roles and Features To create a primary Domain controller start Server Manager: Click Manage Click Add Roles and Features Click Role Based on Featured Installation and click Next followed by clicking Next again on the Server Selection page. On the Server Roles selection page […]