Windows Server 2019 End of License – extension to June 2023

Created Date: 2022-03-03 |  Last Modified: 2022-09-16

Applies To: AOD, Named, TVO
Extending the EOL date for Windows Server 2019.

Microsoft is extending the end of license (EOL) for Windows Server 2019. The old EOL date is December 31, 2022. The new EOL date is June 30, 2023. The end of returns date is also being extended from March 31,2023 to September 30, 2023.

We recommend partners migrate to Windows Server 2022 as soon as possible to ensure they are taking advantage of the new features and advanced protections from the latest security threats.

Take a look at what’s new in Windows Server 2022:


Table showing a comparison of features in Windows Server 2019 and Windows Server 2022, focused mostly on security and virtualization features


For questions about a product’s support lifecycle, please visit Microsoft’s Lifecycle Policy page at: Microsoft Lifecycle Policy | Microsoft Docs.

For questions about a product’s end of license date, please visit the DPC Licensing and Programs Resource Center at: Licensing and Programs Resource Center and scroll down to “Other Licensing Resources.”