How to change from Evaluation to the real stuff in Windows Server 2016

Yes it is possible to perform with no strange tools at all. Before you start you need to have your product key (either a MAK or a KMS client key)

Start an elevated command or powershell prompt.
slmgr /dlv
to get information on the current status.

dism /online /get-currentedition
to get the current edition, it should be an Evaledition

dism /online /set-edition:ServerStandard /productkey:XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX-XXXXX /accepteula

The key in this case is the KMS Client key for Windows Server 2016 and you can get all those keys from:

Restart the server (it will reboot twice)

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