OneDrive Files On Demand – Now Supporting Windows Server 2019 OneDrive

OneDrive Files on demand become publicly available after the release of Windows 10 Fall Creators update (version 1709) build 17.3.7064.1005 on October 17th 2017. 

The Files on Demand (FoD) feature initially was available to just Windows 10, however with increasing demand for FoD to be available on Windows 8, Mac, Windows Server 2012, 2016 and 2019, Microsoft announced the future plans of which operating systems would and wouldn’t be engineered to work with the new Technology.

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Good news for UK businesses! In the last couple of months, Microsoft have officially announced that Windows Server 2019 supports OneDrive and VDI is now fully supported 
Perpetual Licences – What will happen on October 13, 2020? 

Users in the UK and globally, working on Outlook clients 2010, 2013, or 2016 will no longer be able to access email or calendar data from Exchange Online. For Users on Office clients 2010, 2013, or 2016 will no longer be able to access, edit, save, or collaborate on Word, Excel, PowerPoint, or OneNote documents on SharePoint Online. Users on Office clients 2010, 2013, or 2016 Office desktop client applications, such as Outlook, OneDrive for Business and Skype for Business clients will not connect to Office 365 services 

Subscription users as well as users on Office PC/Mac 2019 perpetual won’t experience any change 

Non-Office 365 users on previous Office clients only using on-premises services won’t experience any change     

OneDrive Compatibility

Operating System OneDrive Supported  OneDrive Files on Demand Supported 
Windows Server 2019   
Windows Server 2016   
Windows Server 2012 R2    
Windows Server 2012    
Windows Server 2008R2    
Windows Server 2008     
Windows 10 (1709 & above)   
Windows 10 (1703, 1607, 1511, 1507)    
Windows 8.1    
Windows 8    
Windows 7    
Windows Vista     
Mac OS X 10.15 (Catalina)   
Mac OS X 10.14 (Mojave)   
Mac OS X 10.13 (High Sierra)    
Mac OS X 10.12 (Sierra)    
Mac OS X 10.11 (El Capitan) or below     

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