Scenarios for Deploying Windows Small Business Server 2008 in a Hyper-V environment
Updated: March 10, 2009
Applies To: Windows SBS 2008
You can use Hyper-V virtualization with Windows SBS 2008 in the following scenarios:
Scenario 1: You can install the second server for Windows SBS 2008 on a Hyper-V virtual machine on a second physical computer.
For more information, see “Scenario 1: Installing the Second Server on a Hyper-V Virtual Machine.”
Scenario 2: You can install both the primary server and the second server for Windows SBS 2008 on a single physical server, but on separate Hyper-V virtual machines.
For more information, see “Scenario 2: Installing the Primary and Second Servers in Hyper-V Virtual Machines on a Single Physical Computer.”
Note These scenarios use a computer that is running Windows Server 2008 with the Hyper-V server role enabled to create a virtual environment. Alternately, you can use Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2008.