Do I need to use Azure Marketplace gallery images or Azure Portal images for virtual machines that match my Standard and Datacenter licences?
We offer four images that you can use with either Datacenter or Standard licences – no need to match the image with your edition. If you own Standard Edition, for example, you can use the Datacenter Edition images. Here is a list of the images:
- Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1
- Windows Server 2012 Datacenter
- Windows Server 2012 R2 Datacenter
- Windows Server 2016 Datacenter
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