This can occur if the name of your server contains the following characters:
This is case sensitive, so if the server name contains the same characters in lower case, or does not contain the two "-" characters, then the setup should not fail with this error.
"-SCVMM-" is a reserved name within the SCVMM product.
If you encounter this issue then you will need to rename the server before installing SCVMM 2008.
Steps to reproduce.
Product Bug Number: Virtual Manager 37643
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