Updated: November 2, 2020

Windows License Status service

The Windows License Status service monitors product and licensing information for the Microsoft Windows Operating System.

This service is only supported on Windows Server 2008 R2 and newer operating systems.

Manufacturer information

Service TypeAMP
PowerShell cmdletget-counter
Supported Systems/ApplicationMicrosoft Windows

N-able N-central information

Known LimitationsWindows XP and Windows 2003 are not supported.
Max. Instances Per Device15
Supported Device ClassServer - Windows
Workstation - Windows
Laptop - Windows
Notification ProfileN/A
Monitored ByLocal agent


NameSupported ValuesCalculations/
Threshold Mapping
Default Thresholds
Product NameN/AN/AOff
Product Description N/AN/A Off

License Status

The license status is the product's known license state.

0 = "Unlicensed"

1 = "Licensed"

2 = "OOBGrace"

3 = "OOTGrace"

4 = "NonGenuineGrace"

5 = "Notification"

6 = "ExtendedGrace"
N/A Off

Genuine Status

The genuine status is returned by the Microsoft hosted activation service to indicate that the operating system has not yet been activated.

N/AN/A0 – Normal
1 - warning