Today we are pleased to release a new build of the Windows Server Long-Term Servicing Channel (LTSC) Preview that contains both the Desktop Experience and Server Core installation options for Datacenter and Standard editions.
Windows Server Long-Term Servicing Channel Preview is available in ISO format in 18 languages, and in VHDX format in English only. The following keys allow for unlimited activations:
Server Standard: MFY9F-XBN2F-TYFMP-CCV49-RMYVH
Windows Server Semi-Annual Preview is available in ISO format in 18 Server languages, and in VHDX format in English only. The Semi-Annual Channel consists of the Core version for a smaller footprint. The following keys allow for unlimited activations:
Server Standard: V6N4W-86M3X-J77X3-JF6XW-D9PRV
Server Datacenter: B69WH-PRNHK-BXVK3-P9XF7-XD84W
Windows Server Core App Compatibility FoD Preview
Microsoft Server Operating System Language Packs
Keys: Keys are valid for preview builds only. After activation for the preview keys is disabled, you may still install and use preview builds for development and testing purposes without activating.
Containers: For more information about how to obtain and install Windows Server containers and Insider builds, click here. Quick start information, here.
Expiration: These Windows Server Previews will expire January 31, 2021.
Activation of this build will cause the server image to appear non-genuine even when it is presented with an otherwise valid retail or datacenter key. This issue is under investigation and will be resolved in a future build.
The most important part of a frequent release cycle is to hear what's working and what needs to be improved, so your feedback is extremely valued. For Windows Server, use your registered Windows 10 Insider device and use the Feedback Hub application. In the app, choose the Windows Server category and then the appropriate subcategory for your feedback. In the title of the Feedback, please indicate the build number you are providing feedback on ias shown below:
Microsoft collects this information over the internet to help keep Windows secure and up to date, troubleshoot problems, and make product improvements. Microsoft server operating systems can be configured to turn diagnostic data off, send Required diagnostic data, or send Optional diagnostic data. The default setting is to send Required diagnostic data. Required diagnostic data includes information to help keep the device secure, up-to-date, and working as expected. During previews, Microsoft asks that you change this setting to Enhanced in order to provide the best automatic feedback and help us improve the final product.