Thanks for letting me know. I am glad that Apple is allowing OSX to be
virtualized.

Mark

On Fri, Feb 24, 2012 at 9:20 AM, Aaron Coburn <acob...@amherst.edu> wrote:
> This is new with OS X 10.7 (Lion).
>
> There are also certain conditions on this. First of all, you need to be 
> running OS X VMs on Apple hardware, and there is a hard limit on the number 
> of virtualized instances that you can run on any machine. Second, the VMs 
> need to be run on a system that is already running Lion.
>
> The documents listed in this JIRA issue describe installing VMware ESX as a 
> hypervisor (on Mac Pro hardware) and then running three instances of Lion 
> inside that. I am not sure that entirely conforms to the EULA. My reading of 
> it, at least, is that you need to have an instance of OS X running directly 
> on the hardware.
>
> The EULA for Lion states (in section B):
> B. License from Mac App Store. If you obtained a license for the Apple 
> Software from the Mac App Store, then subject to the terms and conditions of 
> this License and as permitted by the Mac App Store Usage Rules set forth in 
> the App Store Terms and Conditions (http://www.apple.com/legal/itunes/ww/) 
> (“Usage Rules”), you are granted a limited, non-transferable, non-exclusive 
> license:
>
> …
>
> (iii) to install, use and run up to two (2) additional copies or instances of 
> the Apple Software within virtual operating system environments on each Mac 
> Computer you own or control that is already running the Apple Software.
> This is further qualified with the following:
>
> The grant set forth in Section 2B(iii) above does not permit you to use the 
> virtualized copies or instances of the Apple Software in connection with 
> service bureau, time-sharing, terminal sharing or other similar types of 
> services.
>
> This last clause also potentially conflicts with what the VCL is doing, 
> namely "terminal sharing or other similar types of services".
>
> Or is there another way to read this?
>
> Aaron
>
>
>
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>
>
>
>
>
> On Feb 24, 2012, at 8:29 AM, Mark Gardner wrote:
>
>> While I am glad to see OSX supported, I was under the impression that
>> it was against Apple's license. Am I out of touch?
>>
>> Mark
>>
>> On Tue, Dec 6, 2011 at 7:44 PM, James O'Dell (Created) (JIRA)
>> <j...@apache.org> wrote:
>>> OSX under ESXi 4.1
>>> ------------------
>>>
>>>                 Key: VCL-543
>>>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/VCL-543
>>>             Project: VCL
>>>          Issue Type: Improvement
>>>          Components: database, vcld (backend), web gui (frontend)
>>>    Affects Versions: 2.2.1
>>>            Reporter: James O'Dell
>>>             Fix For: 2.2.1
>>>
>>>
>>> VCL needs OSX support. These files are my first attempt at doing so.
>>>
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