scotty_p
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ESX4 vm's on Itanium

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Does anyone know if you can run 32 bit virtual machines on an ESX4 server running on an Itanium server?

Thanks,

Scott

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vmroyale
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Hello.

Itanium is not a supported platform.

Good Luck!

Brian Atkinson | vExpert | VMTN Moderator | Author of "VCP5-DCV VMware Certified Professional-Data Center Virtualization on vSphere 5.5 Study Guide: VCP-550" | @vmroyale | http://vmroyale.com

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vmroyale
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Hello.

Itanium is not a supported platform.

Good Luck!

Brian Atkinson | vExpert | VMTN Moderator | Author of "VCP5-DCV VMware Certified Professional-Data Center Virtualization on vSphere 5.5 Study Guide: VCP-550" | @vmroyale | http://vmroyale.com

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krowczynski
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Why do you wnt to use Itanium?

MCP, VCP3 , VCP4
TomHowarth
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VMware and XEN and Hyper-V as well do not support any chipsets other then i386 based. so no Itanium. Sparc etc.

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scotty_p
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We are trying to figure out if the performance will be better on Itanium or Intel 64 servers. I guess since it's not supported on Itanium, we won't be going that route.

Thanks,

Scott

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