- Review Windows Server 2016 release notes and system requirements
- Register, then download and set up. Windows Server 2016 assessment editions end in 180 days.
- Receive e-mail with resources to assist you through your assessment.
After setup, set up the current maintenance bundle.
- Go to: Microsoft upgrade brochure and look for “Windows Server 2016.”
- Evaluation variations of Windows Server need to trigger online in the very first 10 days to prevent automated shutdown.
The Nano Server release choice in the Windows Server 2016 eval ISO is supported for host and visitor VM releases up until the Spring 2018 release of Windows Server. Beginning with the Fall 2017 release, Nano Server has actually been enhanced for container usage just and Server Core is offered for host and visitor VM releases.