vCenter can't be installed on Active Directory
I tried to install vCenter 5 server on the machine that installed Windows Active Directory. It failed the installation with the following error:
According to web site http://kb.vmware.com/selfservice/microsites/search.do?language=en_US&cmd=displayKC&externalId=2003790, vCenter is not allowed to install on AD.
Supported OS for vCenter
vmware supports host OSs for vCenter
- Windows Server 2003 SP2 (x64): Datacetner, Enterprise, Standard
- Windows Server 2008 SP1(x64): Datacenter, Enterprise, Standard
VMware website provides compatibility guide. you can search product and supported OS at http://partnerweb.vmware.com/comp_guide2/search.php?deviceCategory=software&testConfig=17