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Is it possible to run OS X in VM Ware? I want to setup a virtualized OS X for testing instead of going to buy another mac. Can I do that technically and legally?

To be explicit I do own a mac already.

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You can do it technically. Legally I think you can do it if a) The VM is on Mac hardware and b) you purchase a unique disk (license) for the OS in the VM.

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There is one other condition: the OS in the VM has to be Mac OS X Server. Regular Mac OS X will not install. –  Kyle Cronin Jan 4 '11 at 1:00
    
Awesome thanks for the information. –  percent20 Jan 4 '11 at 5:25
    
What about Lion or Mountain Lion: there is no CD for these OS –  Pascal Qyy Aug 7 '12 at 5:29
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