There are some post in the net referring to this problem, usually identifying the problem with the presence of registry keys over a certain size, but none giving an answer other than not installing the offending software in the first place… Since we already started deploying non generalized syspreped images, I can see that we will have the very problem that you mention. If you have any other result first troubleshoot that see. Microsoft Office 2010 Microsoft Office 2010 comes in two Volume Licensed suites when more than five licenses are required: Office Standard 2010 and Office Professional Plus 2010. Is Windows activating normally through kms? Repeat that a few times and you've hit your rearm limit. Thanks I noticed that each time I launch an office app the first time on the xendesktop I have to register it.
Most of these articles were written before Office 2010 was released. However when I try to run ospprearm it gives error 0xc004d307 rearm count exceeded. The count is still not increasing. Put vDisk in Private mode. The Citrix official stance is that this is supported via a workaround. You can just imagine how many helpdesk calls it will provoke if you don't ensure that Office 2010 has been activated during this grace period. The problem is that the newly started linked-clones from the base image are prompting for users to activate the Office suite.
We are following these steps when we update a vDisk; 1. I have reclosed the image and now the office result Activated! However, I recommend following Microsoft's instructions. In the article, it says: To rearm Office 2010, you only have to run ospprearm. If you aren't a powershell guru, or just don't have the time, there are tools available that can do this work for you. I have rearmed a few times and now it would rearm no more.
When I get the Office suite installed, I run through the activation process in the applications usually Word. Do you know any workaround? I've never started a new company or deployment, so it's just something that hasn't come up in my career. Open the relevant firewall port on the server 1688 or allow the listed Key Management Services as a exception. I chose MicrosoftWindowsWindows Activation Technologies. After Grace Period, Office 2010 Volume Licensed edition will show warning with red background in application title bar.
Also with Windows 2003 and Provisioning 5. Reset the activation status on the vDisk image: Boot the master target device from. These settings are not critical, so you can tweak them as needed. There are a number of reasons why this can occur. What's the best course of action given our licensing? This will request activation, and the user will never see any prompts for activation. How to determine Office 2010 activation method? Citrix has done a pretty good job describing different scenarios in and explaining which actions to take, but there are more steps involved.
If that does not work the drivers are not correctly installed. Is there a way to silently activate if we have retail licenses? As always, ensure to check with Microsoft to see if there are any changes to Volume Licensing or activation methods with any Office products. You may use and distribute it at your own risk. Thanks a lot for sharing this. Regards Bets Bruce, I'm afraid you are in error. Create a fully patched Windows 7 image with Office 2010 installed and place in snapshot mode. It barely scratches the surface on the requirements of actually building a complete and useful last logon report that is accurate.
I do not install Office 2010 on the source machine at all. On first boot of the virtual desktop, run the ospp. Thanks in advance and regards Julian. Win 7 32 or 64? Lemme ask some questions first. Are there any methods around this? By not running sysprep it is unknown what types of issues you could encounter and many components will be in a broken state. Normally after some period of time Windows 7 and Office 2010 will activate themselves, but this can take several minutes or longer. Again open an command prompt with elevated privileges and retrieve verbose information about the licensing with the Software Licensing Management Tool.
I replaced the incorrect screenshot with a new one. Office is currently activated managed to get the count to 5 but I still cant see anywhere where the rearm count is shown or how to reset it. Sysprep executes ~30 sysprep providers. I just used this to rearm my trial version and it worked great. This process is used to reset the activation state. This only happens if you change the Access Mode from Private to Standard. We need to prevent Office from de-activating if we recompose the desktops after a master image update.
However, it is important to trigger the activation on the golden image before publishing it. Make another snapshot of the Virtual Machine. To rearm Office 2010, you only have to run ospprearm. However, Office will start nagging users with messages after 25 days. This article explains how you can rearm Office 2010 and for what you need this feature. This was reaffirmed today when I started putting together our View images with Office. Shut down the image again.