Windows server datat center 2016 on VMware

Patrick 1 Reputation point
2021-10-09T10:47:53.38+00:00

Hi! Does unlimited number of VM applied to VMware hypervisor when using Windows server 2016 data center edition?

Windows Server 2016
Windows Server 2016
A Microsoft server operating system that supports enterprise-level management updated to data storage.
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  1. cthivierge 4,056 Reputation points
    2021-10-09T11:33:00.437+00:00

    You should contact your license provider to get the required number of license.

    But to give you a quick overview, Windows 2016 licensing is based on the number of cpu socket / cores. But yes, if you have the required number of license for your server, it is unlimited number of vm's

    https://download.microsoft.com/download/7/2/9/7290EA05-DC56-4BED-9400-138C5701F174/WS2016LicensingDatasheet.pdf

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