So far as I'm aware, that is within the scope of the license. The parent
partition is allowed to run the Hyper-V Role, and supporting
features/applications for managing the parent partition, the VMs and
virtualization, and essential security for the same. I take this to include
Charlie. http://msmvps.com/blogs/xperts64 http://mvp.support.microsoft.com/profile/charlie.russel
"ALausen" <ALausen@xxxxxx> wrote in message
>I would like to know if it is allowed to do the following according to the
> I have a SBS 2008 Premium, I install the 2nd server as a Windows 2008 Core
> and enable HyperV on it as a parent partition. Then I install a SBS child
> partition and the 2nd server as a child partition on it also. This should
> be allowed by MS as far as I have read, as long as the parent partition is
> only used for virtualisation.
> Now to my question, if you install Backup Exec on the parent partition to
> allow backup of both child partitions will that be against the licens or
> it allowed to do that since its only a backup service that runs in the
> background and not an application that the users will access?
> If it is not allowed or possible, any ideas as to how you can use HyperV
> a single physical server and do backup would be welcome?
> Hope you can understand my question.