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vCenter and 2008 r2 Foundation okay?

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Hi Experts,
I am looking for a low-cost server to run vCenter Server It's going to manage one - already operating (free edition) - ESXi 4.0 host with 3 VMs (XP and SBS2008 Premium).

I'll most likely be investing in one of the vSphere Essentials packages. It's to create a backup solution, so I'll be adding either veeam, acronis or Data Recovery also. Haven't made up my mind there yet, but I'm leaning towards veeam.


My question is, does anybody know if there are problems running vCenter Server on the 2008 R2 Foundation Edition? I can't find any previous posts on this OS.

BTW, the specs for the server are:

HP ProLiant ML110 G6 - Xeon X3430 2.4 GHz
Processor1 x Intel Xeon X3430 / 2.4 GHz ( Dual-Core ) Cache Memory8 MB L2 Cache Cache Per RAM4 GB (installed) DDR3 SDRAM - ECC - 1333 MHz - PC3-10600
Storage ControllerRAID ( Serial ATA-300 / SAS 2.0 ) ( Smart Array P212 ) ;
Serial ATA ( Serial ATA-300 ) ( Smart Array B110i )
Hard Drive2 x 250 GB - standard - Serial ATA-300

Thanks!
Adam
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