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Terminal Services on HyperV

  1. #1


    Michael Guest

    Terminal Services on HyperV

    Is it possible and safe to add HyperV role to run Terminal Services on
    Windows 2008 Domain controller which is 64bits standard edition server? and
    Do we need 2 windows 2008 licenses + Terminal server licenses for that or
    just TS licenses?

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  2. #2


    Charlie Russel - MVP Guest

    Re: Terminal Services on HyperV

    1.) Possible? Yes. Safe? No. You should never run anything on the hyper-v
    host except the hyper-v role, full stop. And certainly NOT a domain
    controller. (And in the specific case of SBS 2008, it is not technically
    possible to run the hyper-v role on the main SBS server. )

    2.) You would need two Windows Server licenses, plus the TS CALs.

    3.) The way to do this is: Install Windows Server 2008 Standard. Add the
    Hyper-V role. Then create the first VM and install Windows Server with that
    same license. This will be your DC. Do NOT join the host to the domain if
    this is your only DC. Next, create a second VM and install Windows Server on
    it (with a different license). This will be your Terminal Server.

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    Charlie.
    http://msmvps.com/blogs/russel




    "Michael" <Michael@newsgroup> wrote in message
    news:EDEBF35C-42C2-4B90-9888-D0CA38B9AD37@newsgroup

    > Is it possible and safe to add HyperV role to run Terminal Services on
    > Windows 2008 Domain controller which is 64bits standard edition server?
    > and
    > Do we need 2 windows 2008 licenses + Terminal server licenses for that or
    > just TS licenses?

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

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