Windows Server 2022 Datacenter: Azure Edition Preview Available on Azure

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Reminder that the Windows Server 2022 Datacenter: Azure Edition preview is available in the Microsoft Server Operating Systems Preview offer in both Desktop and Core versions. You must be a registered Windows Insider in order to create and use virtual machine images from this preview, and have a valid Azure subscription.

 

Windows Server 2022 Datacenter: Azure Edition contains the full Server Desktop experience and introduces new functionality such as SMB over QUIC and Azure Extended Networking. This image with the full Server Desktop experience does not support hotpatching. Learn more about everything that’s new. Windows Server 2022 Datacenter: Azure Edition is only available on Azure and requires an Azure Automanage subscription. 

 

Windows Server 2022 Datacenter: Azure Edition Core preview expands on the existing Windows Server 2019 Datacenter: Azure Edition by introducing new functionality such as SMB over QUIC and Azure Extended Networking. The hotpatching functionality from Windows Server Datacenter 2019: Azure Edition is built in, with the hotpatches starting later this summer. Learn more about everything that’s new. Windows Server 2022 Datacenter: Azure Edition Core is only available on Azure and requires an Azure Automanage subscription. 

 

 

We value your feedback! 

 

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 as shown below:

     [Server #####] Title of my feedback

 

See Share Feedback on Windows Server via Feedback Hub for specifics. We also encourage you to visit the Windows Server Insiders space on the Microsoft Tech Communities forum to collaborate, share and learn from experts.

 

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Administrators can change the level of information collection through Settings. For details, see http://aka.ms/winserverdata. Also see the Microsoft Privacy Statement.

 

Terms of Use

 

This is pre-release software - it is provided for use "as-is" and is not supported in production environments. Users are responsible for installing any updates made available from Windows Update.   All pre-release software made available to you via the Windows Server Insider program is governed by the Insider Terms of Use.

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