On the road to SharePoint Server Subscription Edition (SPSE)

The preview of SharePoint Server Subscription Edition has been released lately. Besides the new licensing model it introduces a bunch of new features concerning update procedures and security and much more.

The new upgrade path is worth a bit of special attention as it allows the direct upgrade from SharePoint 2016 and SharePoint 2019 to SPSE. For upgrading from SharePoint versions earlier than SharePoint Server 2016 it is still required to upgrade first to SP2016 or SP2019 before upgrading to SPSE.

Migration paths to SharePoint Server Subscription Edition

The trial product keys are delivered in the Install Instructions section of the below provided download link. Be aware that the trial period ends after 180 days. It is possible to convert a trial environment to a licensed environment anytime by entering the final product key in Central Administration.

  • SharePoint Server Standard Trial: KGN4V-82BMC-H383V-QJVFT-VCHJ7
  • SharePoint Server Enterprise Trial: VW2FM-FN9FT-H22J4-WV9GT-H8VKF
  • Project Server Trial: WD6NX-PGRBH-3FQ88-BRBVC-8XFTV

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A new day for SharePoint Server

New and improved features in SharePoint Server Subscription Edition

Download of SharePoint Server Subscription Edition Public Preview

Language Packs can be downloaded from here