Note: This article is based on Hyper-V 2.0, this might not apply to Hyper-V 3.0 (Server 2012)
Using the Support Policy Wizard
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This Article Describes about Older Wizard
On the homepage, in the top left there is the option Support Policy
as Figure 1.
The process is
consisting only three steps. At first
you must choose your product and version to be used in the virtualized environment.
The list contains all Microsoft products and their versions.
After choosing from the available options, click
In step 2 you must set the virtualization solution, the
host operating system
and the virtual machine operating system.
The last two options provide only Microsoft Systems, but the interesting thing is that this wizard is not for Microsoft Virtualization solutions only, but also for the solutions of the following list
· Cisco WAAS Virtual Blades
· Novell SUSE Linux Ent Server
· Hitachi Virtualization Manager
· Red Hat Enterprise Linux
· Red Hat Virtualization Hypervisor
· Riverbed Steelhead Applicance
· Stratus Avance
· VMWare ESX, ESXi e Vsphere
the desired options,
The next screen displays the result if the environment
is supported or
not, based on the
choices that you have made.
Besides the result you can see the related
links to selected products and some observations.
In the example used there is some additional information about Exchange 2010. The
Unified Messaging role and use of dynamic virtual disks are not
supported for this scenario.
Being an official result is possible to
use them to prove during the planning process the support for
any Microsoft product being used in virtual environments.
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