Virtualising servers

Hi All,

I have started collecting a list of whitepapers based upon virtualisation of domain controllers and services, I just figured that you may find these of use!

 

KB897615 Support policy for Microsoft software running in non-Microsoft hardware virtualization software

 http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;EN-US;897615

KB: 897613 Microsoft Virtual Server support policy
http://www.support.microsoft.com/kb/897613

 KB: 897614 Windows Server System software not supported within a Microsoft Virtual Server environment
http://www.support.microsoft.com/kb/897614

KB888794 Considerations when hosting Active Directory domain controller in virtual hosting environments
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;EN-US;888794

KB320220 Support policy for Exchange Server 2003 running on hardware virtualization software
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;EN-US;320220

KB909840 Hardware virtualization support for SharePoint products and technologies
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;EN-US;909840

 KB953797 Time Synchronization issue in Windows Server 2003 systems running as VMware Guests

http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;EN-US;953797

 KB888746 You may experience time-related issues with programs that run in a virtual machine in Virtual Server 2005

http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;EN-US;888746

KB887727 Time synchronization settings in Virtual Server 2005

  http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;EN-US;887727

KBVMware Time Sync and Windows Time Service

  http://kb.vmware.com/selfservice/viewContent.do?language=en_US&externalId=1318

KB888794 Considerations when hosting Active Directory domain controller in virtual hosting environments

  http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;EN-US;888794

Running Domain Controllers in Virtual Server 2005

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=64db845d-f7a3-4209-8ed2-e261a117fc6b&displaylang=en

     For pre-deployment of virtualized DCs, you can try the MAP 3.0 tool at;
      www.microsoft.com/map