Monday, March 28, 2005

Exchange server is not supported on virtual servers

To my surprise, Microsoft does not support Exchange in a virtualized environment - not even in their own Virtual Server/PC. Read the support statement in this KB. Consequently, you should stick to using virtual technology in testing scenarios.


Vladislav Artukov said...

Article 320220 died.

There is other KB Article;en-us;897615

Last Review : April 20, 2005

This article supersedes previously published Microsoft Knowledge Base articles 273508 and 320220.

Dennis Lundtoft Thomsen said...

Thanks for the comment - we love getting feedback on our blog ;-)
To add to the comment I later blogged about the fact that Exchange will be supported from Exchange 2003 SP2 ( Also this KB article ( states which software isn't supported on Microsoft Virtual Servers (And when/if it will be supported)