This information can be found in the Help menu of BioStar 2 web client.
BioStar 2 hasn't been tested on a VM server by our QA team.
MSSQL 2008 is not supported.
Note for MS SQL users (as shown in the manual note)
|If you are using MS SQL Server 2012, install the SQL Server Native Client by referring to the following web page. If MS SQL Server and BioStar 2 are installed on different PCs, you should install the Native Client on a PC with BioStar 2 installed.|
The information below is based on BioStar 2.5.0 hotfix version