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Release Date:

26/05/2009

Version:

Windows Server 2008 SP2

Learn all about the security and non-security updates that are published for Windows Server 2008 SP2 through Windows Update. These updates address issues and improve the overall reliability of the operating system.

On the left side of this page, there is a reference to all of the updates that have been released for this version of Windows. We recommend installing all updates for Windows that are available for your device. Installing the most recent update means you get all of the previous updates, as well, including important security fixes. 

Current status of Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 2

For the most up-to-date information about Known Issues for Windows and Windows Server, please go to the Windows release health dashboard.

Notes and messages

General

IMPORTANT WSUS scan cab files will continue to be available for Windows Server 2008 SP2. If you have a subset of devices running this operating system without ESU, they might show as non-compliant in your patch management and compliance toolsets.

 

Extended security update (ESU)

IMPORTANT Customers who have purchased the Extended Security Update (ESU) for on-premises versions of this OS must follow the procedures in KB4522133 to continue receiving security updates after extended support ends on January 14, 2020. For more information on ESU and which editions are supported, see KB4497181.

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