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Microsoft Application Support Policy
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- Why are Hyper-V and Virtual Server not part of SVVP?
- How/where can I find out more about the vendor, version and configurations that I am considering for deployment? If my deployed solutions are not validated how can I get them to become validated?
- What operating systems will Microsoft support on validated hypervisors?
- How often will the list of supported solutions be updated?
- What are the customer benefits of this program and what is different now?
- What Microsoft certification is available for third-party applications running in a virtualized Windows Server 2012 R2 or later Windows Server version environment?
- Are older versions of virtualization products validated through SVVP supported?
- If my company is running a validated configuration and my vendor updates and validates newer versions, will my validation expire? How long will I be able to get support from Microsoft?
- What product changes require a vendor to retest and resubmit their product?
- Will we ever have to reproduce issues we are experiencing on SVVP-validated solutions on hardware?
- Does the SVVP cover all Windows Server Roles?
- Does Microsoft support virtualization software from other companies?
- If a software company validates the current version of Windows Server, are earlier versions of Windows Server supported?
- A virtualization solution provider claims to support Windows NT4 and earlier service packs of Windows 2000 Server and Windows Server 2003. Are these earlier operating systems supported through SVVP?
- Is a validated virtualization product required to expose to the Windows operating system and applications running in a virtual machine that the 'machine' or system environment is virtual?
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