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I am wanting to setup a Virtual Server or machine that I can run 3 Exchange 2010 Servers on. Is it possible regardless of the cost. What Program or VMWare version should I be using, and if it does work how do I deliver email to each Virtual Server/machine which would have diffrent email/domain names.
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by:paulsolov
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It will work.  You will need to install ESXi on a suitable piece of hardware with enough memory, CPU, storage to accomodate all 3 servers.  Depending on your configuration you may be able to place each server in its own VLAN to avoid any broadcasting issues.
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by:rob_AXSNL
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I would recommend ESXi in a licensed version, and sufficient IO capacity as 3 Exchange hosts will play a game in IO. The routing shouldnt be a big problem, as long as you have 3 public ip addresses where you can map port 25 in the firewall to the right server. Otherwise you would require a front end server.
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by:NWCCSteve
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What about HyperV, would that do the same thing or is ESXi the same thing but a different variation.
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Yes. Hyper-V can provide the same functionality
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by:NWCCSteve
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Thanks Guys, I figure both answers were the same however Paul responded first so I selected him to receive the points.

Cheers for the tips, Experts-Exchange rules
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