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 Type AMP
PowerShell cmdlet get-counter
Supported Systems/Application Microsoft Windows

N-able N-central information

Known Limitations Windows XP and Windows 2003 are not supported.
Max. Instances Per Device 15
Supported Device Class Server - Windows
Workstation - Windows
Laptop - Windows
Notification Profile N/A
Monitored By Local agent


Name Supported Values Calculations/
Threshold Mapping
Default Thresholds
Product Name N/A N/A Off
Product Description N/A N/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/A N/A 0 – Normal
1 - warning