Step By Step Installation Of Windows Server 2019 Standard

Windows Server 2019 Preview Build 17692 Available for IT personnel to explore. Today we will install Windows Server 2019 Standard on Hyper-V. As Microsoft has only issued this for insider preview only will use system requirements as per windows server 2016.

Windows Server 2019 Preview Build 17692 is available for IT personnel to explore.

Today we will install Windows Server 2019 Standard on Hyper-V.

As Microsoft has only issued this for insider preview only , wewill use system requirements as per Windows server 2016.

System requirements

  • Processor - 1.4 GHz 64-bit processor
  • RAM - 512 MB
  • Disk Space - 32 GB
  • Network - Gigabit (10/100/1000baseT) Ethernet adapter
  • Optical Storage - DVD drive (if installing the OS from DVD media)
  • Video - Super VGA (1024 x 768) or higher-resolution (optional)
  • Input Devices - Keyboard and mouse (optional)
  • Internet - Broadband access (optional)

 

We have downloaded server LTSC preview ISO from Microsoft Insider.

Windows Server 2019 Standard

 

Windows Server 2019 Standard

Once you select your desired version and language it will start downloading. Each version has a different size. LTSC is 5 GB ISO.

Next step is to prepare Hyper-V to start installation

Windows Server 2019 Standard

Naming the Hyper-V so it is easy to identify

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Installation Source Path

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Start Virtual Machine once everything is ready

Installation of Server starts with selecting language keyboard type and time zone.

Windows Server 2019 Standard

Windows Server 2019 Standard

 

Only two architectures are available with the 2019 server -- Standard and Datacenter

Both come with and without GUI:

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Next is the user license agreement

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Installation type

Upgrade - For the Admin upgrading their windows server 2012 or 2016 to 2019.

Custom - Fresh install

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HDD as per default,

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Click Next to start Installation,

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Installation time varies depending on available memory,

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As per standard Microsoft practice system restarts once installation is complete,

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First look,

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Creating a password for the administrator,

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Finally server is ready to use.

Windows Server 2019 Standard

Windows Server 2019 Standard

 

Now we can try all the system testing with our new server.

We covered the installation for 2019 server standard here.

Thank you for reading.