Microsoft has released a new build of Windows Server Long Term Servicing Channel (LTSC) Preview. This month’s build 25276 is now available for download from the ISO. Windows Server Insider website With VHDX. It includes both the (Windows 11) desktop experience as well as Server Core installation options for the Data Center and Standard editions.
As usual, there’s no changelog to speak of, so it’s unclear what’s new in terms of server-related bits, go here for the build 25276 client changelog.
The branding has not yet been updated and remains as Windows Server 2022 in preview. In addition, Microsoft is encouraging insiders to provide feedback. Windows Server category and then the appropriate subcategory. The company asks to indicate the build number you are providing feedback on with the title as shown in the example below.
- [Server #####] Title of my feedback
No new features have been shared about this build.
The Azure Edition ISO was updated but the VHDX had technical difficulties. The previous build of VHDX will still be live. An updated VHDX file should be available with the next internal release.
- Windows Server Long Term Servicing Channel Preview In 18 languages in ISO format, and in VHDX format in English only.
Windows Server Data Center Azure Edition Preview In ISO and VHDX format, English only.*
A preview of Microsoft Server languages and optional features
Note: Downloads may not be available in some countries. See Microsoft suspends new sales in Russia Microsoft on issues
The keys are only valid for preview builds:
- Server Quality: MFY9F-XBN2F-TYFMP-CCV49-RMYVH
- Data Center: 2KNJJ-33Y9H-2GXGX-KMQWH-G6H67
- Azure Edition does not accept keys.
To download, registered Insiders can visit the Windows Server Insider Preview download page. Here. You can also see the start page with the server. Here On Windows Insider for Business Portal to register for the Windows Insider program if you are not already registered.
Microsoft also notes that this preview will expire on September 15, 2023.