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Error: Windows activation error 0xc004f074

Error Message

When outbound TCP port 1688 within the Amazon Security Group that is associated with an Amazon Machine Image (AMI) is blocked, the following error message is returned:

"Windows activation error 0xc004f074"

Cause

The outbound TCP Port 1688 within the Amazon Security Group associated with the AMI is blocked.

Solution or Workaround

Unblock the outbound TCP Port 1688 within the Amazon Security Group associated with the AMI.