Use RAM that provides error correction

Applies To: Windows Server 2016

For more information about best practices and scans, see Best Practices Analyzer.

Property Details
Operating System Windows Server 2016
Product/Feature Hyper-V
Severity Error
Category Configuration

In the following sections, italics indicates UI text that appears in the Best Practices Analyzer tool for this issue.

Issue

The RAM in use on this computer is not error-correcting (ECC) RAM.

Impact

Microsoft does not support Windows Server 2016 on computers without error correcting RAM.

Resolution

Verify the server is listed in the Windows Server catalog and qualified for Hyper-V.

To check whether the server is listed, see the Windows Server catalog.