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This changelog is cumulative of every build released after 16299 and will form the changelog for Windows Server version 1803. This is a draft and is subject to change.

Last updated to match with version 10.0.17120

Note that when a new build is released, we usually wait a day or two to make sure we've covered everything before adding it to this page.

Archive

After every release, the content of this page is archived into the build of the release. Here is a list of builds that were previously depicted on this page:

Nano Server

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Server Core

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Hyper-V

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Containers

  • Nothing to share yet

Networks

  • Nothing to share yet

Storage

  • SCSI Enclosure Services are no longer required for Storage Spaces Direct
  • Storage Spaces Direct now supports Persistent Memory
  • Storage Spaces Direct now supports Direct-connect SATA devices to AHCI controller
  • Cluster Shared Volumes Cache is now enabled by default for Storage Spaces Direct

Management

  • Remote Desktop tools have been added
  • Switch Embedded Teaming has been added to the Virtual Switches tool
  • Windows 10 client machines can now be added as connections in Project Honolulu
  • The data grid in the Certificates and Events tool has been made more performant with large datasets
  • Support for in-place OS upgrades has been added

Security

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Features

  • High availability software running inside of an Azure IaaS VM can now be aware of maintenance events of the host

And further

  • LAPS in Service mode is no longer available Project Honolulu is deployed

This changelog is cumulative of every build released after 14393 and will form the changelog for Windows Server 2019. This is a draft and is subject to change.

Last updated to match with version 10.0.17623

Note that when a new build is released, we usually wait a day or two to make sure we've covered everything before adding it to this page.

Windows 10 changelogs

As this build is based on the PC version of Windows 10, the following changelogs also apply to Server:

Nano Server

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Server Core

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Hyper-V

  • Shielded virtual machines can now be run on Hyper-V hosts with intermittent connectivity to their Host Guradian Service
  • Fallback HGS allows you to set a second set of URLs for Hyper-V to try if the primary HGS server is unreachable
  • You can now start a shielded VM even if the host's primary and fallback HGS are not reachable
  • Support for VMConnect Enhanced Session Mode has been added
  • Support for PowerShell Direct has been added
  • Shielded virtual machines now support Ubuntu, Red Hat Enterprise Linux and SUSE Linux Enterprise Server

Containers

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Networks

  • Encrypted Networks allow you to encrypt the connection between VMs in a VM subnet

Storage

  • Clusters can now be extended with Cluster Sets, allowing you to increase cluster node count in a single Software-Defined Data Center

Management

  • You can now view the performance history for Storage Spaces Direct

Security

  • Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection has been added
  • Windows Defender ATP Exploit Guard has been added
  • Windows Server Failover Clusters no longer use NTLM authentication

Features

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And further

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