How to Install Windows Server 2019 on Oracle VM VirtualBox?Microsoft released the Windows Server 2019 Preview on March 20, 2018. The Windows Server 2019 full version will be available in the second half of 2018.
How to Install Windows Server 2019 on Oracle VM VirtualBox?

How to Install Windows Server 2019 on Oracle VM VirtualBox?

Windows Server 2019 is built on the powerful infrastructure of Windows Server 2016, and the most striking feature is Project Honolulu. Project Honolulu is a central console that allows you manage Windows Server 2019, 2016, and 2012 R2 using either the GUI or GUI-less. In the next article, we will examine the Project Honolulu installation and configuration in more detail.

For more information about Windows Server 2019, visit https://cloudblogs.microsoft.com/windowsserver/2018/03/20/introducing-windows-server-2019-now-available-in-preview/.

In the previous article, we installed Windows Server 2019 with the VMware Workstation virtualization program. You can access this article from the link below;

After briefly discussing Windows Server 2019 and Project Honolulu, let’s move on to the steps of setting up Windows Server 2019 with Oracle VM VirtualBox.

How to Install Windows Server 2019 using Oracle VM VirtualBox?

You can install Windows Server 2019 on a physical server. Or you can use virtualization programs to install and experience it on your desktop or laptop computer.

Before installing Windows Server 2019 on a physical server, it is a good idea to install and test it in a virtual environment.

First of all, if you are using Windows operating system, do VirtualBox Setup on Windows 10. But if you are using a Linux based Ubuntu/Debian/Linux Mint, do VirtualBox Setup on Ubuntu.

Then, download the Windows Server 2019 ISO file to your computer by clicking here. Finally, follow the steps below to install Windows Server 2019 with VirtualBox.

   Step 1

First, create a new virtual machine on VirtualBox for Windows Server 2019. Select Windows Server 2016 (64-bit) in the operating system selection window in the steps for creating a virtual machine. Next, open the Windows Server 2019 virtual machine’s settings and click the System / Acceleration tab.

In the Hardware Virtualization section, select the Enable VT-x/AMD-V and Enable Nested Paging options, and finally, add the Windows Server 2019 ISO file to the virtual machine.

How to Install Windows Server 2019 on Oracle VM VirtualBox?

   Step 2

After preparing the Windows Server 2019 virtual machine, run the virtual machine by clicking the Start button.

How to Install Windows Server 2019 on Oracle VM VirtualBox?

   Step 3

Configure the language, time settings, and keyboard layout for Windows Server 2019 and click Next.

How to Install Windows Server 2019 on Oracle VM VirtualBox?

   Step 4

Select Windows Server Standard (Desktop Experience) and click Next.

How to Install Windows Server 2019 on Oracle VM VirtualBox?

   Step 5

Accept the Windows Server 2019 license agreement, and then click Next.

How to Install Windows Server 2019 on Oracle VM VirtualBox?

   Step 6

To install Windows Server 2019 without updating it, click Custom.

How to Install Windows Server 2019 on Oracle VM VirtualBox?

   Step 7

Configure the virtual hard disk size for your virtual machine and click Next to select the partition you want to install Windows Server 2019 on.

How to Install Windows Server 2019 on Oracle VM VirtualBox?

   Step 8

Wait while being installed Windows Server 2019 with VirtualBox…

How to Install Windows Server 2019 on Oracle VM VirtualBox?

   Step 9

Wait while getting devices ready…

How to Install Windows Server 2019 on Oracle VM VirtualBox?

   Step 10

You need to set a complex password for your Administrator account. Type in a difficult and complicated password and click on the Finish button.

How to Install Windows Server 2019 on Oracle VM VirtualBox?

   Step 11

Click on Input / Keyboard / Insert Ctrl-Alt-Del to open the account lock of the Windows Server 2019 virtual machine on VirtualBox.

How to Install Windows Server 2019 on Oracle VM VirtualBox?

   Step 12

Type your Administrator password that you created and press Enter.

How to Install Windows Server 2019 on Oracle VM VirtualBox?

   Step 13

Once you have successfully completed the steps for setting up Windows Server 2019 using VirtualBox, you can check the Server Manager information as shown in the following image.

How to Install Windows Server 2019 on Oracle VM VirtualBox?

How to Install Guest Additions for Windows Server 2019 Virtual Machine on VirtualBox?

After you install Windows Server 2019 with VirtualBox, you should install Guest Additions. To install guest additions for Windows clients, click on the image below to read our related article.

How to Install Windows Server 2019 on Oracle VM VirtualBox?

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You can purchase “Windows Server 2016 Book” from Amazon.

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  Final Word

How to Install Windows Server 2019 on Oracle VM VirtualBox? – In this article, we have installed Windows Server 2019 Technical Preview step by step with VirtualBox 5.2.8, a free and popular virtualization program. In the next article, we going to discuss how to install Windows Server 2019 on VMware ESXi 6.5.

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