What's in the eBook?
This is a revised Second Edition, updated for 2018
This eBook serves as a simple guide to the basics of Microsoft Server licensing in
a virtual environment. This eBook is written for Windows Server 2016. It is applicable when this operating system is running under any hypervisor.
- - The steps needed to license a WS2016 Environment
- - How Nested Hypervisors and Containers work in WS2016
- - Why licensing is complex, and how to simplify it
Microsoft provides special benefits for its Windows Server operating systems when they are used in a virtual environment. The details are not complicated, but usually catch the uninitiated by surprise. To make matters worse, there is a great deal of misinformation being passed around. This ebook solves that problem by laying out the licensing guidelines in an easy-to-understand manner.