Question

install Windows Server 2012?

Posted May 24, 2015 28.8k views
Configuration Management

hello

I can upload an ISO and install Windows Server 2012?

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alexdo August 15, 2020
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Unfortunately at this time we do not have native support for Windows OSs on Droplets. You may be able to achieve this however by creating your own custom Windows ISO image and then using that when creating your Droplet.

Currently, DigitalOcean only allows the deployment of Linux based OS’s.

NOTE: This is not natively supported on the platform (choosing a Windows OS when you deploy your droplet).

We’d recommend that you add your vote to the Windows Server idea on our Product Ideas Board as well as comment your use-case there so that our teams can better understand your needs.

https://ideas.digitalocean.com/ideas/DO-I-2872

Hope that helps!

Regards,
Alex

At this time, it is not possible to upload images for droplet deployment, and the only OS distributions available for use are the ones listed on this feature page.

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