WHS 2011 still updating

Discussion in 'Windows Server' started by MrG, May 31, 2016.

  1. MrG

    MrG MDL Addicted

    May 31, 2010
    #1 MrG, May 31, 2016
    Last edited: May 31, 2016
    Last night I fired-up the WHS 2011 rig to BU the Main rig data again.

    After the WHS rig settled down it wanted to install 12 "important" updates, I was happy to see this as it appears to me that WHS 2011 will keep installing important/security updates even though the "Mainstream Support" date has come & passed. There is no "Extended Support" offered for this server OS.

    I'm hoping that since WHS 2011 is built off of Server 2008 R2 these updates will continue through 1/14/2020.

    Not wanting to shoot my big bucks for a new Server Essentials OS yet.

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  2. T-S

    T-S MDL Guru

    Dec 14, 2012
    Oh yes still updating, even XP will be updated until 2019 thanks to the PosReady packages.

    It lacked only two things WMC and the deduplication.

    But given I solved both the problems thanks the WMC and Hyper-V packages, and given it still works perfectly if connected to W10 machines, there isn't absolutely any need to replace it.
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