Windows client OS support period is basically 10 years from product release.
Windows Server OS had a five-year “mainstream support” and additional five-year “extended support” period.
The main difference point between mainstream support and extended support is whether or not updates are provided for non-security related issues (such as defects).
Windows 2019 support period / support end period list
The following table shows the support status at the time of release of Windows Server 2019
|Windows Server 2019 version||GA date||end of mainstream support||end of extended support|
|Windows Server 2019||Nov-13-2018||Sep-10-2024||Oct-9-2029|
※ Standard / DataCenter / Essentials all the same
If you want to check your Windows version, you can check it with winver
Microsoft's official URL is as follows
Same as older Windows Server release, windows server 2019 is up to 5 years + 5 years, 10 years support.
How to get the product evaluation version is as mentioned in the following article.
As of this writing, the easiest way to use a Windows Server 2019 is using cloud instance as an evaluation version in Azure.
If you do not have an Azure account, I think that you can create a free account.