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Designing Hyper-V Solutions by Saurabh Grover

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New virtual machine setup

A new virtual machine can be created on a standalone Hyper-V host or on a Hyper-V failover cluster. When you create a new VM, you are preparing a hardware profile for the expected workload; thereafter you will follow the normal staged process of installing the operating system, followed by installing the relevant roles, features, and applications, and linking it to your corporate, production, or test network. There are two ways you can create a VM, by invoking the New Virtual Machine Wizard or PowerShell cmdlets.

Setup via the New Virtual Machine Wizard

The GUI wizard presents an easy way to set up a new VM and gives a description for each setting on pages that appear during the setup. The New Virtual Machine Wizard can ...

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