Windows Server 2012 R2

Windows Server 2012 R2 follows the Fixed Lifecycle Policy.

This applies to the following editions: Datacenter, Essentials, for Embedded Systems, Foundation, Standard

Support Dates

Listing Start Date Mainstream End Date Extended End Date
Windows Server 2012 R2 11/25/2013 10/09/2018 10/10/2023

Releases

Version Start Date End Date
Extended Security Update Year 3 10/15/2025 10/13/2026
Extended Security Update Year 2 10/09/2024 10/14/2025
Extended Security Update Year 1 10/11/2023 10/08/2024
Original Release 11/25/2013 10/10/2023

Note

Mainstream and Extended support for this product has been extended to provide customers with the standard lifecycle transition timeline.

Editions

  • Datacenter
  • Essentials
  • for Embedded Systems
  • Foundation
  • Standard