Wanted to know if a windows 2012 R2 machine with SharePoint 2016 installed can be upgraded to windows 2016 server?

SharePoint app is installed on 1 machine and sql server is on a separate machine.

Both machines would be upgraded to Windows 2016 server.

Thanks in advance.

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As far as I know, in place upgrade of windows server is not supported for SharePoint servers.You'd better rebuild the SharePoint Farm.

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