Microsoft have release Windows Server 2008 images
for both Hyper-V and Virtual Server.
Each set of images come in two flavours, Full and Core.
If you want to know more, go check out the Microsoft Website,
and a snippet is below:
VHD Images for Microsoft Virtual Server:
- WS08_RTM_x86_EnterpriseVHD.zip (single file)
- WS08_ServerCorex86_EnterpriseVHD.zip (single file)
- or download the multi-part image: 2008 VHD Images for VS2005
VHD Images for Microsoft Hyper-V:
- or download the multi-part image: 2008 VHD Images for Hyper-V
I’ll download a copy as soon as I can, and convert them to VMDK’s (using converter) and see how they run under ESX.
PS: Mental note, I’ll also read the EULA too, and see if anything virtualization vendor specific pops up