Windows Server 2022

Windows Server 2022 follows the Fixed Lifecycle Policy.

This applies to the following editions: Datacenter, Datacenter: Azure Edition, Essentials, Standard

Support Dates

Listing Start Date Mainstream End Date Extended End Date
Windows Server 2022 08/18/2021 10/13/2026 10/14/2031


Microsoft Edge follows the Modern Lifecycle Policy. Please reference Edge lifecycle documentation for how to keep this browser updated and in support.


Containers released with Windows Server 2022 follow the same lifecycle dates.


  • Datacenter
  • Datacenter: Azure Edition
  • Essentials
  • Standard