This guide can help Microsoft Commercial Licensing customers understand how Windows Server 2022 is licensed through Microsoft Commercial Licensing programs. This guide is for informational purposes and does not supersede or replace any documentation covering Windows Server 2022 licensing.
Specific license terms for Windows Server 2022 are defined in the Microsoft Commercial Licensing Product Terms, the Microsoft Commercial Licensing agreement under which it was acquired, and/or its original equipment manufacturer (OEM) or Retail Software License Terms. This licensing guide is not a legal use rights document. Program specifications and business rules are subject to change.
For complete details and information on licensing, refer to the Product Terms for Commercial Licensing use rights, or the Microsoft License Termshttp://www.microsoft.com/en-us/legal/intellectualproperty/UseTerms/default.aspx for OEM and retail. Additional information about Windows Server 2022, including the latest version of this guide, is available on the Microsoft Licensing Resources and Documents site, Windows Server page.