Virtual Server 2005 R2 SP1 Released to Web


Today we released Service Pack 1 for Virtual Server 2005 R2 to the web.


What’s new in Virtual Server 2005 R2 SP1?


  • Support for Hardware-Assisted Virtualization
  • Support for additional guest and host operating systems
  • VHD Mount command-line tool and APIs
  • Improved scalability support (Up to 256 GB of memory, Up to 512 VMs etc)
  • Interoperability with Volume Shadow Copy Service 
  • Service Publication using Active Directory Service Connection Points
  • Installation of Linux guests on a SCSI virtual hard drive
  • Default size increased to 127 GB for dynamically expanding virtual hard disks
  • VMRC ActiveX control now uses the Internet Explorer Security Zones 
  • Host clustering whitepaper

 Download SP1


Comments (1)

  1. Anonymous says:

    If you’re a virtual server user, you’ve probably been waiting anxiously for this upgrade. Arlindo’s Blog gives a nice run-down of what’s changed with this upgrade: Support for Hardware-Assisted Virtualization Support for additional guest and host operating