Windows Server Compatibility

General Information

dSPACE supports the Standard and Datacenter editions of Windows Server 2019, each with the Desktop Experience installation option.

The Windows Server 2019 Essentials edition and the Windows Server 2022 Essentials edition are not supported.

The information below shows which Windows Server versions have been used for product tests.

We assume that future Windows updates are downward compatible according to Microsoft's ® update strategy and do not perform any additional tests with these versions. Should problems occur with newer Windows Server versions than used for testing the dSPACE products, these will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis.

Windows Server Versions used for Products Tests

Release Windows
​​​​​​​Server Version
Windows Server Edition
2023-B 2022
Standard & Datacenter
2023-A 20221
Standard & Datacenter
2022-B 2019 Standard & Datacenter
2022-A 2019 Standard & Datacenter
2021-B 2016
Standard & Datacenter
2021-A 2016
Standard & Datacenter
2020-B 2016
Standard & Datacenter
2020-A 2016 Standard & Datacenter
1) Not supported by TargetLink, Model Compare and SystemDesk

Discontinuation Information

dSPACE Release 2021-B is the last dSPACE Release supporting Windows Server 2016 as the mainstream support for Windows Server 2016 will end on Jan 11, 2022 according to Microsoft’s ® lifecycle policy for Windows Server 2016.

Date 2023-11-28
Software Type Simulation Models, Production Code Generation Software, Implementation Software, Experiment and Visualization Software, Test Automation Software, Data Management Software, System Architecture Software, Bus and Network Software, ECU Interface Software, Simulation Software
Product ASM (Automotive Simulation Models), AutomationDesk, ConfigurationDesk, ControlDesk, Failure Simulation Package, ModelDesk, MotionDesk, Platform API Package, RTI (Real-Time Interface), Real-Time Testing, SYNECT, SystemDesk, VEOS
Information Type Notifications
Information Category Versions and Compatibility
dSPACE Release 2023-B, 2023-A, 2022-B, 2022-A, 2021-B, 2021-A, 2020-B, 2020-A

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