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Dell T300 configuration for ESXi

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What would be a good hardware configuration for a Dell T300 to be used for testing SBS 2008 on ESXi?
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Will the Server run only SBS 2008 under VMware ESXi ?
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Dell T300 is officially not supported for installing ESX 3.5 or 3i

Hardware Compatibility List - http://www.vmware.com/resources/compatibility/search.php?action=search&deviceCategory=server&productId=1&advancedORbasic=advanced&maxDisplayRows=50&key=Dell&release[]=-1&datePosted=-1&partnerId[]=23&formFactorId[]=3&stepping=&nsockets=&ncores=&max_mem=&rorre=0
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In order to install ESXi, you would need a server that has a minimum of 2 physical CPU Sockets.
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For the time being that is all it will run.  My intent is to learn the details of managing sbs 2008 in a ESX environment, once that is done the machine will be put to some other un-defined, as yet, use.
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