Windows Admin Center Preview 1807 is available to Windows Insiders!

The July update for Windows Admin Center Preview is now available to Windows Insiders! The monthly preview releases include new tools and capabilities marked as PREVIEW for evaluation and testing while the core platform continues to be production-ready. For IT admins who want more validation time for releases they use in production, you can use…


Announcing Windows Admin Center Insider Preview 1806

We’ve just released our first update to Windows Admin Center since GA (General Availability) two months ago. This release is available through the Windows Insider program as a preview version. See the official announcement on the Windows Insider blog for details on the GA vs Preview version options and all the new functionality including the…


New management experiences for Windows Server 2019 – Storage Migration Service and System Insights

The Extension manager within Windows Admin Center is a vehicle for our 3rd party partners to release extensions for their products and services, but also for Microsoft to release new management capabilities for Windows Server features in preview, enabling us to get early feedback and iterate quickly. Storage Migration Service Storage Migration Service, a new…


Windows Admin Center SDK – Public Preview Release

Ever since the Technical Preview release of Windows Admin Center (previously Project Honolulu) at Ignite last year, partners and customers have been asking how to integrate with Windows Admin Center. Today, we are excited to announce the Public Preview release of the Windows Admin Center SDK along with the availability of partner extensions from DataON,…


Manage Hyper-Converged Clusters running Windows Server 2016 with Windows Admin Center

At Microsoft Ignite 2017, we teased the next-generation in-box management experience for Hyper-V and Storage Spaces Direct on Hyper-Converged Infrastructure built on Windows Admin Center, known then as ‘Project Honolulu’. Until now, this experience has required an Insider Preview build of Windows Server 2019. The most consistent feedback we’ve received by far has been to…


Windows Admin Center (formerly Project Honolulu) is now Generally Available

Today, we’re announcing the general availability (GA) of Windows Admin Center, formerly Project Honolulu! Since our first private preview exactly a year ago, customers are now managing over a quarter million servers with 25,000+ installations. Thank you to everyone who downloaded, tested Project Honolulu and sent us feedback! Learn more about Windows Admin Center and…


1802 update to Project “Honolulu” Technical Preview is now available!

Today we’ve released an update to the Project ‘Honolulu’ technical preview. This build was previously released to Windows server insiders. We will be pushing out a new build to insiders later this month. If you have not yet tried Project “Honolulu”, visit the Windows Server Evaluations page to download. Those of you that are already…

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1712 update to Project “Honolulu” Technical Preview is now available!

Today we’ve released an update to the Project ‘Honolulu’ technical preview. This is an incremental update from the last update on December 1st. We’ve added a couple top requested features in Virtual Machines and continued with the performance enhancements that lead to faster load times and page rendering. This build was previously released to Windows…

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1711 update to Project Honolulu Technical Preview is now available!

We’ve officially released the 1711 update to Project Honolulu Technical Preview! An earlier version is available via Windows Server Insiders (build 1711-01003), but with further validation and a new PowerShell console tool, build 1711-15002 is now officially available through the Microsoft Evaluation Center. For those of you that like to be on the cutting edge,…


Video Series: Server Manager Tools – Overview, Processes, and Services 

Continuing our video series to help you get to know Project Honolulu, here are a few videos that give a quick run-down of some tools in Server Manager. If you haven’t already, download Project Honolulu at https://aka.ms/HonoluluDownload to try it out in your environment.  The Server Overview tool provides a high-level view of your server’s…