SBS 2008 Cyclic Dependancy, Hyper-V, and Remote Desktop Services
Posted on 2010-11-19
We want to run SBS premium on one physical server and to do that, we need to install Server 2008 on the phyical hardware, add Hyper-V, and then SBS2008 on a Hyper-V virtual machine. Microsoft says:
"If you install the primary and second servers on virtual machines on a single physical computer, and you join the instance of Windows Server 2008 that is running on the parent partition to the Windows SBS 2008 domain, a cyclic dependency is created between the parent and child partitions. If this occurs, the domain controller on the virtual machine is unavailable, and it can become more difficult to manage the parent operating system."
So my question is, if we don't join the Server 2008 machine to the SBS 2008 domain controller, will Remote Desktop Services still work correctly? Will Remote Web Workplace on the SBS server see the Server 2008 RDS server so users can log on remotely through RWW?