Solved

Query

Posted on 2011-03-06
5
349 Views
Last Modified: 2012-06-21
Hi Guys,

I'm evaluating VMWare hence i'm quite new to this technology.

Will VMware allows you to install a trial version application (e.g., Exchange 2007) multiple times?

Also, will it allows you to reinstall an operating system  after the trial version has lapsed (e.g. Windows 2008 64bit).

Appreciate your feedback.
0
Comment
Question by:mcse2007
  • 2
  • 2
5 Comments
 
LVL 40

Accepted Solution

by:
coolsport00 earned 250 total points
Comment Utility
The 'trial' of any app/OS/software is dependent upon the app, not VMware (assume you mean ESX/ESXi you're going to do this on?).

Regards,
~coolsport00
0
 
LVL 7

Author Comment

by:mcse2007
Comment Utility
Exactly...installing Windows 2008 trial version as guest server in ESXi host server. Hence, in theory, you could re-install Exchange 2007 trial version in VM guest server after it has lapsed the 60 trial period?
Is that the same case for Windows 2008 O/S as VM server?
0
 
LVL 28

Assisted Solution

by:asavener
asavener earned 50 total points
Comment Utility
If you can reinstall on a physical machine, then you can reinstall on a virtual machine.
0
 
LVL 40

Expert Comment

by:coolsport00
Comment Utility
Yes..
0
 
LVL 7

Author Closing Comment

by:mcse2007
Comment Utility
thanks coolsport00 and also asavener
0

Featured Post

What Should I Do With This Threat Intelligence?

Are you wondering if you actually need threat intelligence? The answer is yes. We explain the basics for creating useful threat intelligence.

Join & Write a Comment

Using a software based iSCSI solution, there is no requirement to purchase a hardware iSCSI initiator or TOE (TCP/IP Offload Engine) interface card. A standard network interface card can be used to connect an existing ESXi server to a remote iSCSI t…
HOW TO: Install and Configure VMware vSphere Hypervisor 6.5 (ESXi 6.5), Step by Step Tutorial with screenshots. From Download, Checking Media, to Completed Installation.
Teach the user how to delpoy the vCenter Server Appliance and how to configure its network settings Deploy OVF: Open VM console and configure networking:
This Micro Tutorial steps you through the configuration steps to configure your ESXi host Management Network settings and test the management network, ensure the host is recognized by the DNS Server, configure a new password, and the troubleshooting…

763 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

8 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now