Microsoft today announced Windows Server Insider Preview build 20285. While this specific release doesn't include new features, it finally reveals the marketing name of the upcoming Windows Server version.
The next stable Windows Server version will be Windows Server 2022. This new build comes with such branding everywhere, starting with its installer and ending with its Winver dialog. Check out these screenshots:
Also, this build finally includes the new Chromium-based Edge.
Windows Server Build 20285 comes with a couple of known issues you should be aware of before you try it. These are
- Shutdown Event Tracker is displayed every time a user logs on even when the user is a member of the administrators group and the user has closed the tracker window properly.
- Auto Logon does not work correctly in some scenarios.
More details for this release can be found in the official announcement.
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