PI Adapters to support installation on Windows Server 2016 and above
To support the migration path of existing PI Interfaces / PI Connectors to PI Adapters, the installation packages available and SW requirements only has been certified for Windows 10 and Windows 10 IoT. We would require the ability to re-use existing HW in place for collecting data instead of having to deploy new HW with compatible OS that are not server class OS.
Kenneth Barber commented
If PI Adapters really are the successors to PI Interfaces and PI Connectors, then it is guaranteed that someone will want to install these on Windows Server.