Windows Server 2016 Essentials Technical Preview 4 Now Available


After having written several posts on Windows Server 2016 Essentials Technical Preview 3, it's time for Technical Preview 4!

Windows Server Essentials Tech Preview 3 Integration With Azure Virtual Networks Part 1

Windows Server 2016 Essentials TP3 Integration With Azure Virtual Networks Part 2

Windows Server 2016 Essentials TP3 Integration With Azure Virtual Networks Part 3

Windows Server Essentials 2016 Technical Preview 3 Microsoft Online Services Integration Part 1

Windows Server Essentials 2016 Technical Preview 3 Microsoft Online Services Integration Part 2

Windows Server Essentials 2016 Technical Preview 3 Microsoft Online Services Integration Part 3

Meanwhile, here's the information from the TechNet Evaluation Center

Windows Server Essentials, offers a flexible, affordable, and easy-to-use server solution for small businesses with up to 25 users and 50 devices. An ideal first server, Windows Server Essentials can also be used as the primary server in a multi-server environment for small businesses. Windows Server 2016 Essentials Technical Preview 4 provides a wide range of new and enhanced features and capabilities for Windows Server Essentials, allowing small businesses to be more productive.

As a reminder, these are early pre-release builds. Many of the features and scenarios are still in development. As such, these builds are not intended for production environments, labs, nor full evaluations. This is pre-released software; features and functionality may differ in the final release. 

. Review Windows Server 2016 Essentials Technical Preview 4 release notes and system requirements

2. Register, then download and install the preview

3. Receive emails with resources to guide you through your preview

 

Installation Guidelines

When moving from a previous version of Windows Server Essentials to Windows Server 2016 Essentials Technical Preview 4, you will need to uninstall the previous version for a clean installation of Technical Preview 4. 

 

Upon installation, you will be prompted to activate. A product key is not required for the ISO installation.

 

 


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