Hyper-V Policy windows server 2012 STD Edition RRS feed

  • Question

  • Dear Sir,

            We have windows server 2012 STD Edition license. Need to know how many virtual machines can be created with Hyper-V without purchasing additional windows OS license


    Tuesday, June 19, 2018 10:32 AM

All replies

  • If you only install the Hyper-V role on the host server, you can have 2 Windows Server instances without purchasing additional licenses.  If you install additional server roles on the host server, you are only allowed one Windows Server instance. If you're using Linux or other free OSes, there's no restriction.

    Please use the Hyper-V forum here,, for future Hyper-V related questions.

    Tuesday, June 19, 2018 3:57 PM