Windows Server

Windows Server follows the Modern Lifecycle Policy.

This applies to the following editions: Datacenter, Standard

Support Dates

Listing Start Date Retirement Date
Windows Server 10/17/2017 08/11/2022

Releases

Version Start Date End Date
Version 20H2 10/20/2020 08/11/2022
Version 2004 05/27/2020 12/14/2021
Version 1909 11/12/2019 05/11/2021
Version 1903 05/21/2019 12/08/2020
Version 1809 10/02/2018 11/10/2020
Version 1803 04/30/2018 11/12/2019
Version 1709 10/17/2017 04/09/2019

Note

Containers released with the Windows Server versions listed above follow the same Lifecycle dates. Navigate to the base image servicing page at Windows container base image servicing lifecycles for more details.

Note

Windows Server, version 1809 was re-released on November 13, 2018. Support dates have been adjusted accordingly.

Editions

  • Datacenter
  • Standard