Windows server 2012
18 Apr 2023
Windows Server 2012 and 2012 R2 reaching end of support
Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2 will end on October 10, 2023. After this date, these products will no longer receive security updates, non-security updates, bug fixes, technical support, or online technical content updates. Microsoft has migration guidance for both cloud and on-premises solutions.
Migrate to Azure and receive up to three years of free Extended Security Updates (ESUs)
Customers can migrate applications and databases to Azure Virtual Machines and receive free Extended Security Updates for three years after the end of support. For on-premises servers, customers can use Azure Arc to receive automated/scheduled ESU updates and installation as well as the security and governance capabilities in Azure.