The release of window server 2019 comes under LTSC (Long Term Servicing Channel) which provide full desktop experience and some other features such as encryption of traffic between virtual machine, offline mode and shielded virtual machines. The user can download window server 2019 by clicking on this link https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/evalcenter/evaluate-windows-server-2019?filetype=ISO.
Features of Window Server 2019
- Enhanced Windows Defender
- It Support for Kubernetes (Beta)
- Some storage services such as Storage Replica, Storage Direct, Storage Migration Service, System Insights.
Steps involved for Installation of Windows Server 2019 in Oracle VirtualBox are mention below:
Step 1: Install Latest Version of Oracle VirtualBox on the system and after that run VirtualBox and click on the “New” button to add a new virtual machine in the virtual environment. By clicking on “New” button, a new window will be open in which user have to enter name of virtual machine as given below.
Step 2: Now, user has to provide memory to the server as we have provided 2 GB of recommended memory size to the server.
Step 3: After the above step, user has to select “Create a virtual hard disk now” option and click on the “Create” button.
Step 4: Here, user has to select the “VDI (VirtualBox Disk Image)” and click on “Next” button as shown below.
Step 5: In this step, user has to provide Hard disk space to the new virtual machine. The hard disk space should be more than or equal to 32 GB so that window server 2019 can work properly and providing user have to click on the “Create” button.
Step 6: In the following image, the user can see that Window Server 2019 Virtual machine is created on the VirtualBox. Now, user has to click on “Start” button to start the machine.
Step 7: In this step, user has to import ISO image of window server 2019 which is downloaded in the system and after that user has to click on the “Start” button.
Step 8: After Starting the installation process. It will ask about language preference in which user has to select his language and click on the “Next” button.
Step 9: Now, the user has to select “Install now” button to start installation process.
Step 10: After that, the user has to Accept Applicable server notices and license terms to continue further.
Step 11: After the above step, user has to select “Custom: Install Windows only (Advanced)”, and then user can see that installation of window server 2019 will start.
Step 12: After completion of installation process user have to enter Password for the Administrator user and click on “Finish” button.
Step 13: Now, user have to click on the “Input” tab, and then user have to select “Keyboard” and click on “Insert Ctrl+Alt+Del option as shown below.
After that, user has to enter the password which is created for the Administrator.
Step 14: After successful Signing user will see Server Manager Dashboard on the system as shown below.
By this Article, the user can easily install Window Server 2019 on the Oracle VirtualBox.