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Article ID: 897614 - Last Review: June 20, 2014 - Revision: 14.0

The following Windows Server System software is not supported within a Microsoft Virtual Server environment:
  • Microsoft Speech Server
    Speech Server requires telephony hardware not available in a virtualized hardware environment. Therefore, Speech Server is not supported when run within Virtual Server.
  • Microsoft ISA Server 2000
    ISA Server 2000 is currently not supported running within Virtual Server.
  • Microsoft ISA Server 2004
    ISA Server 2004 is currently not supported running within Virtual Server.
  • Microsoft SharePoint Portal Server
    SharePoint Portal Server is currently not supported running within Virtual Server. Support for SharePoint Portal Server within Virtual Server is expected in a future release.

    Note Microsoft Office Sharepoint Server 2007 and Windows Sharepoint Services 3.0 are supported in a Microsoft Virtual Server 2005 R2 environment.
  • Microsoft Identity Lifecycle Manager 2007
    Identity Lifecycle Manager 2007 is currently not supported running within Virtual Server.
  • Microsoft Identity Integration Server 2003
    Identity Integration Server 2003 is currently not supported running within Virtual Server.
  • Microsoft Identity Integration Feature Pack
    The Identity Integration Feature Pack is currently not supported running within Virtual Server.
  • Microsoft Forefront Client Security
    Forefront Client Security is currently not supported within Virtual Server for production use.
  • Microsoft Dynamics AX Dynamics
    AX 4.0 and earlier verions is currently not supported running within Virtual Server. Support for Dynamics AX within Virtual Server is expected in a future release.
  • Microsoft Exchange Server 2007
    The release version of Exchange Server 2007 and Exchange Server 2007 with Service Pack 1 are currently not supported running within Virtual Server.
  • Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007
    Virtualization is not supported for any Office Communications Server 2007 server role in a production environment. This includes the following versions:
    • Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007 Enterprise Edition
    • Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Windows Small Business Server 2003
    The following versions of Windows Small Business Server 2003 are currently not supported running within Virtual Server.
    • Microsoft Windows Small Business Server 2003 Premium Edition
    • Microsoft Windows Small Business Server 2003 Standard Edition
    • Microsoft Windows Small Business Server 2003 Service Pack 1
    • Microsoft Windows Small Business Server 2003 R2 Premium Edition
    • Microsoft Windows Small Business Server 2003 R2 Standard Edition
Note Microsoft ISA Server 2006 is supported within a Microsoft Virtual Server 2005 R2 environment.

Applies to
  • Microsoft Virtual Server 2005 Enterprise Edition
  • Microsoft Virtual Server 2005 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Virtual Server 2005 R2 Enterprise Edition
  • Microsoft Virtual Server 2005 R2 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 Enterprise Edition
  • Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 Service Pack 1
  • Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 Standard Edition
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