Windows Server Insider Preview Build 16257

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Today we are pleased to be releasing Windows Server Insider Preview Build 16257 to Windows Insiders. This release also includes the Remote Server Administration Tools (RSAT) packages. When installed on an Insider Windows 10 client, RSAT allows a user to remotely manage and administer Insider builds of Windows Server via GUI tools – this build of RSAT is valid on Windows 10 client builds greater than 16250. See the Windows Insiders blog for more information, or check the Announcements in the Feedback Hub tool on your Windows 10 Insider device.


To obtain the build, registered Insiders may navigate directly to the Windows Server Insider Preview download page. If you are not a registered Insider, register through the Windows Insiders for Business program or the Windows Insider program. Currently access to the Windows Server Insider Preview download page does not work with an AAD account – you must use an MSA account until this issue is resolved.


The Windows Server team recommends a clean install for the best experience.


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. Use your registered Windows 10 Insider device and use the Feedback Hub application. In the app, choose the Server category and then the appropriate subcategory for your feedback. Please indicate what build number you are providing feedback on.

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