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I see that the host OS of VirtualBox can be Windows Werver 2008, but it doesn't explicitly say 2008 R2. Can it equally run on Windows Server R2?

Also can the guest OS be Windows Server 2008 R2?

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Have you tried? –  womble Mar 7 '12 at 0:27
    
@womble I find it best practice not to work haphazardly with OS and virtual environment installs. –  Thomas Stringer Mar 7 '12 at 0:43
    
wtf glad to see somebody was able to make sense of this nonsense post. –  tony roth Mar 7 '12 at 1:36
    
@tonyroth Please tell me what doesn't make sense. I thought my question quite clear. I'll clarify if need be. But it seems like ftiaronsem understood it perfectly. –  Thomas Stringer Mar 7 '12 at 1:40
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no preference unless you really want to scale up then go for hyper-v or esxi otherwise you're good to go. –  tony roth Mar 7 '12 at 2:05

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Virtualbox will certainly run on Windows Server 2008 R2. I have never found a Windows or Linux host on which VirtualBox did not run. The guest OS can also be Windows Server 2008 R2. I have one running right next to me.

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