Windows Server 2022 - Retail version | Product & License

Windows Server 2022 is the latest version of Server Operating System from Windows NT family by Microsoft. It was released on August 18, 2021, almost 3 years after of Windows Server 2019. Microsoft Windows Server is the platform for building an infrastructure of connected applications, networks & web services. As a Windows Server admin, you’ve helped achieve your business’ goals keeping the infrastructure secure, available, and flexible. Windows Server has been the foundation of Microsoft’s ecosystem and continues to power the hybrid cloud network today. Windows Server 2022 also provides secured connectivity by introducing several new capabilities such as faster & more secure encrypted HTTPS, TLS 1.3 connections (enabled by default) & industry standard SMB AES 256 encryption.

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Windows Server 2022 has three (3) editions as the based of an organization or business size, datacenter and virtualization requirements as their names imply, they are designed for organizations of different sizes. There is a special version of Datacenter: Azure Edition, to run either as an Azure IaaS VM in Azure or as a VM on an Azure Stack HCI cluster.

    • Datacenter edition: Ideal for companies of all sizes that have demanding IT workloads, require advanced storage, virtualization, and application deployment. There is no limitation of VM(virtual machine) and software-defined storage can be implemented using Storage Spaces Direct.

    • Standard edition: For businesses that need advanced features, support for distributed office locations, and require a flexible way to virtualize their environment. Nearly all features and server roles from the Datacentre Edition are also included in the Standard version. One exception is Storage Replica, which is limited to one partnership with a maximum of 2TB volumes.

    • Essentials edition: For small businesses with basic IT needs purchasing a first server; likely small or no dedicated IT department. It's limited to a single CPU with a maximum of 10 cores and up to 25 users or 50 devices only.

Digital License for Standard edition - 16-Cores
Understanding Windows Server core Licensing
Microsoft Azure is a cloud computing service
Manage your Datacenter by Windows Admin Center

Microsoft provides a huge improvement in different areas of Windows Server 2022 operating system. It improves hybrid server management & has an enhanced event viewer with many more new capabilities in Windows Admin Center. Furthermore, this release includes improvements to Windows containers, such as smaller image size for faster download, simplified network policy implementation and containerization tools for .NET applications.

  • Advanced multi-layered securityWindows Server 2022 offers Multi-layer security with Secured-core server and secured connectivity. Secured-core server means our hardware partners have provided hardware, firmware, and drivers to help customers harden the security of their critical systems.

  • Hybrid capabilities with Azure – Customers in a hybrid or multi-cloud environment can take advantage of cloud services with on-premises Windows Server 2022 by connecting with Azure Arc, using features like Update Management, Azure Monitor, Security Center, and many more!In addition you take advantage of the File Server enhancements such as SMB Compression. SMB Compression improves application file transfer by compressing data while in transit over a network.

  • Flexible application platformWindows Server 2022 can take advantage of scalability improvements such as support for 48TB of memory and 2,048 logical cores running on 64 physical sockets and many additional improvements to Windows Containers, for example improves application compatibility of Windows containers, includes Host-process containers for node configuration, supports IPv6 and dual-stack, and enables consistent network policy implementation with Calico, and bring the new capabilities to Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) and AKS on Azure Stack HCI.

Reference Licensing & Pricing overview

Licensing cost of Windows Server 2022 Standard, Datacenter and Essentials

[1] CALs are required for every user or device accessing a server. See the Product Use Rights for details.

[2] Datacenter and Standard edition pricing is for 16 core licenses.

[3] Up to 10 cores and 1 VM on single-socket servers.

[4] Pricing is shown in USD and may vary from country to country. Please contact your Microsoft representative for a quote.

The pricing image is intended to provide you with reference pricing for Windows Server 2022. For specific pricing, please check our listing or contact us or Microsoft reseller.

Understanding of core Licensing - Windows Server 2022 requires core license, the number of core licenses required equals the number of physical cores on the licensed server, subject to a minimum of 8 core licenses per physical processor and a minimum of 16 core licenses per server for Standard or Datacenter edition. Core licenses are sold in 2-packs and 16-packs(our listing for 16-Core). For complete details on server core licensing, Please refer to Windows Server Product Terms.

Minimum Core License Requirement of Standard & Datacenter edition:

  • All physical cores must be licensed

  • 8 core licenses per processor

  • 16 core licenses per server

  • Known Issue: Applicable for Windows Server Evaluation version to Retail & Licensed version Conversion only. Like, for R&D you were installed Evaluation of Windows Server on your test environment and after a while you want to bring that OS on your production & service without losing any data and that's why you want to convert & activate your Evaluation server to Retail & Licensed version server, on that case you may need to follow some steps:

To converting a Windows Server 2022 Evaluation version to Retail & Licensed version (you will need a Brand New & valid Retail license, If you haven't it, you can purchase from us,), please check the process, how to: Convert Evaluation to Retail version.

Brand new & fresh installation, there is no issue on server activation, simply ignore the "known issue" topic.

Standard & Datacenter required minimum 16-Core License

To give you a more consistent licensing experience across multi-cloud environments, Windows Server transitioned from processor-based licensing to core-based licensing. For specific pricing, contact us or your Microsoft Partner/Reseller.

Recommended System Requirements

Processor requirements:
    • A minimum of 1.4 GHz 64-bit EMT64 or AMD64 processor. Quad Core Recommended for production systems.
    • Support for security features like NX Bit and DEP (Data Execution Prevention).
    • The processor should support CMPXCHG16b, LAHF/SAHF, and PrefetchWNeeds.
    • Needs to Support EPT or NPT (Second Level Address Translation).
Disk Space:For Core installation, a minimum Disk Space of 32 GB is required. Additional 4 GB is necessary for GUI installation.Disk Space Capacity Planning:Microsoft Support recommends the following:
    • 3 times the RAM size limited up to 32 GB. Which means 96 GB (32×3 = 96 GB).
    • Additional disk space of 10-12 GB for additional roles and features installed based on server roles. For 32 GB Systems with GUI (96 + 12 = 108 GB).
    • Additional 10 GB is required for Windows Updates. So, 108 GB +10 GB = 118 GB for 32 GB Systems.
    • 10 GB extra space for miscellaneous files and logs (Perfmon, Server Trace, etc.) (128 GB for 32 GB Systems).
    • Any Disk Space requirements for applications that are installed on the OS partition are additional. For example SQL, Exchange, SharePoint MS-CRM, etc.
Disk Controller:
    • Needs to be a PCI Express Compliant Disk Controller.
    • ATA/PATA/IDE/EIDE are not supported for either boot, page, or data.
RAM (Random Access memory) Requirements:
    • 512 MB ECC supported Memory Modules.
    • 800 MB for VM Installations, post-installation, reduce RAM to 512 MB.
Optional System Requirements Features:
    • Support of UEFI 2.3.1c-based system and firmware with support for secure boot.
    • Trusted Platform Module.
    • Graphics Accelerator device and monitor, capable of SVGA (1024 x 768) minimum. 1080 p monitors or higher-resolution recommended.
    • Input devices such as a Keyboard and Microsoft® mouse (or other compatible pointing devices).
    • Internet access to download Windows Updates where the tenant is managing the updates.
Network Requirements:
    • Minimum a Gigabit Ethernet adapter with 1 Gbps throughput.
    • Needs to be PCI Express Compliant hardware.
    • Support for Pre-boot Execution Environment (PXE). As you may know, Wireless Devices cannot be used to boot from the network.

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