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The target host server must meet the software requirements listed below in order to be designated as a host. Please review System Requirements and Supported Platforms prior to designating a server as a host for virtual machines.

System Center Essentials 2010 performs compatibility checks to determine the eligibility of servers that can be designated as hosts. If Essentials is unable to designate the selected server as a host, you will be notified of the cause and potential solutions.

Issues you might encounter when designating a host include the following:

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