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Windows 7: Windows home Premium - RDP? IIS? SQL 2008?

11 Feb 2011   #1

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Windows home Premium - RDP? IIS? SQL 2008?

Anybody know what the limitation of using Windows 7 Home Premium as a test home web server might be?

Can I host RDP and remote into the machine?
Host IIS sites?
SQL 2008 Express?

Any limits to these products as well? I'm reqding sql 2008 Express has a limation of 1 processor and 4gb per DB. Does this mean I can install it on a quad core, but it will only use one processor?

any reason I can't insall the fullversion of SQL 2008 on Windows 7 home premium?


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11 Feb 2011   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

You cannot host RDP sessions with home premium.

Yes, to both of the other products.
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12 Feb 2011   #3

Windows 7

I've run into some issues getting SQL 2008 enterprise on my windows 7 x64 pro machine. Now on my 5 install attempt. WMI MOF issues.

SQL 2008 x64 on Windows 7 x64 Pro - MOF compiler could not connect with the WMI Server - but I do have reminants of prior installs

Thanks for any help or information.
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