SMBKitchen: Installing Hyper-V on Windows 8, Configuring Networking, and VM Setup Video Posted


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I’m happy to announce that my first How-To video has been posted to our SMBKitchen Project knowledgebase.

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I demonstrate the following process:

  1. Setting up the partition configuration.
  2. Setting up Intel NIC Teaming for a dual NIC motherboard.
    • Windows Client does not have NIC teaming built-in as does Server.
  3. Installing the Hyper-V Windows Feature.
  4. Configuring Hyper-V networking with a private and public virtual switch set.
  5. Configuring Hyper-V configuration and VHD file storage locations.
  6. Setting up a Hyper-V based lab environment.
    1. VM: Set up Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 as a router
      1. Private and Public vSwitches bound.
      2. RRAS configured in NAT mode.
    2. VM: Set up Windows Server 2012 Standard as a DC.
      1. Proper network setup for DNS, DHCP, AD, and more.
      2. Forward Lookup Zones for the Domain and Active Directory zones.
      3. Reverse Lookup Zone settings for AD.

There are a significant number of helpful pointers throughout the video that will give you a _very_ good idea of how we set up and deploy Hyper-V but also do a greenfield Windows Server Stack deployment for a new client.

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The video is about 43 minutes in length.

Please do check it out! SMBKitchen Project

The small subscription fee helps to justify the time to do these types of How-To efforts. :)

Philip Elder
MPECS Inc.
Microsoft Small Business Specialists
Co-Author: SBS 2008 Blueprint Book

Chef de partie in the SMBKitchen
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