Manage Windows VDA licensing

Managing Windows VDA licensing includes the following tasks:

  • Ensure that Windows licenses with Software Assurance are registered with upgrade rights enabled.

  • Register Windows Virtual Desktop Access licenses, see Add license purchase.

Note

The instructions below only apply if the purchased Windows license entitles to Software Assurance.

To verify upgrade rights:

  1. Navigate to the Windows license.

  2. On the Maintenance and support tab, verify the Upgrade rights option:

    • Upgrade rights = Yes

      The Windows license is registered with Software Assurance, with the stated validation period.

    • Upgrade rights = No

      The Windows license is registered without Software Assurance.

To enable upgrade rights if Upgrade rights = No:

  1. On the context menu, click Edit license.

  2. On the Maintenance and support tab, add upgrade rights according to Add license purchase.

  3. Click Save.