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Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2012 Cookbook by Edvaldo Alessandro Cardoso

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Installing VMM dependencies

Before installing a VMM, we need to ensure that the server meets the minimum system requirements and that all of the prerequisite software are installed. For more information, check the software requirements specified in the Specifying the correct system requirements for a real-world scenario recipe in Chapter 1, VMM 2012 Architecture.

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