Unbox a ROK

Windows Server 2022 Essentials is sold only as a Reseller Option Kit (ROK). While I understand that this is a kind of vendor-specific OEM product, I wasn’t sure what to expect when I ordered the Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) version, part number P46172-DN1.

Here’s what it looks like (serial and order numbers obfuscated):

Server 2022 Essentials ROK 1

Inside, there is a shrink-wrapped 6” x 8.5” piece of cardboard with some notices and a COA sticker for me to affix to the (HPE) server after installation. I haven’t broken the seal yet but it feels like there is a DVD in there too. Click on the images to expand:

Server 2022 Essentials ROK 2  Server 2022 Essentials ROK 3

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