Configuring Security

Start and Stop KMS

After KMS has been installed, you must manually start the service. You will need the KMS Startup Password, that is provided during the install procedure, is required.

To start or stop KMS:

  1. Start System Manager
    On the Start menu, point to Programs, point to Microsoft Exchange, and then click System Manager.
  2. In the console tree, click Advanced Security.
  3. In the details pane, right-click Key Manager, point to All Tasks, and then click either Start Service or Stop Service.

    Note   If you are starting KMS, Exchange will prompt you for the KMS Startup Password. Type the password in the text box or supply the proper disk, depending on the location you chose during KMS installation.

Related Topics

Change the KMS Startup Password