Windows Server Insider Preview Build 18317 Release: Introducing Preview Dark Theme

Windows Server Insider Preview Build 18317

Microsoft today released Windows Server Insider Preview Build 18317, the same as the Windows 10 release last week for Fast Ring. This is also the first version update received in 2019 for Windows Server Insider Preview.

Windows Server Build 18317 has some notable new features, the first is a new Dark theme preview, WDAC – Composable (stacked) code integrity policies for supporting multiple code integrity policies, configure Windows Admin Center using PowerShell and more… Microsoft also requires users not to report bugs on it, as it is still in development. Two new PowerShell modules have been added to the automated Windows Admin Center. The preview released today is version 1812 and includes the following features:

  • Power configuration tab on the server settings page, where you can change the configured power profile.
  • If the server has an IPMI-compatible BMC, you’ll find the BMC serial number and a hyperlink to its IP address on the Server Overview page.
  • If Windows Admin Center is installed in service mode, you can now use PowerShell to automate the following (examples included below):
    • Import/export of connections (with tags)
    • Extension management
  • More