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Applies To: Windows Server 2019
Find out what's new in Windows Server 2019
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Install | Upgrade | Migrate
You can move to Windows Server 2019 a number of ways. Whether you are newly installing, upgrading in-place, or migrating applications and Server Roles, discover the best approach here.
Issues that could cause serious problems if you don't avoid or work around them.
The minimum hardware requirements to install and run Windows Server 2019.
Basic information on activation of Windows Server 2019 itself, and other operating systems, by using Windows Server 2019.
Windows Server 2019 and Microsoft Server application compatibility
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Features on Demand
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These release notes summarize the most critical issues in the Windows Server? 2019 operating system, including ways to avoid or work around the issues, if known. For information about by-design changes, new features, and fixes in this release, see What's New in Windows Server 2019 and announcements from the specific feature teams. Unless otherwise specified, each reported issue applies to all editions and installation options of Windows Server 2019.
This document is continuously updated. As critical issues requiring a workaround are discovered, they are added, as are new workarounds and fixes as they become available.
The following known issues are present in Windows Server 2019.
Installation option menu during server setup has truncated German text When running setup from German server media, on the operating system selection window titled, “Select the operating system you want to install,” the description for Desktop Experience installation options will have missing and incorrect characters at the very end of the sentence. Here is the full German text as it should appear.
Durch diese Option wird die vollst?ndige grafische Umgebung von Windows installiert, wodurch zus?tzlicher Speicherplatz verbraucht wird. Sie kann hilfreich sein, wenn Sie den Windows-Desktop verwenden m?chten oder über eine App verfügen, die die grafische Umgebung ben?tigt.
This only impacts the German media released at Public Availability of Windows Server 2019, Windows Server, version 1809, and Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2019.
Windows Server branding image incorrect during setup of Windows Server, version 1809 During the setup experience for Windows Server, version 1809, the background image on some initial screens shows "Windows Server 2019". As with Windows Server, versions 1709 and 1803, this should simply say "Windows Server". There are no other impacts anywhere else in the product, and there is no impact to the Windows Server 2019 product. The issue is limited to this one image during setup of Windows Server, version 1809, available only to volume license customers accessing the Volume License Service Center.
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