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Getting Started with Nano Server by Charbel Nemnom

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Managing network teaming on Nano Server

In Windows Server 2016, Microsoft introduced a new type of networking teaming solution called Switch Embedded Teaming (SET) that is virtualization aware.

If you have deployed LBFO teaming solutions in Windows Server 2012/R2, SET is different from LBFO:

  • SET needs to have the Hyper-V role enabled, because it's embedded into the Hyper-V virtual switch, which leads to a couple of results. Firstly, you don't have any team interfaces on the host anymore, you won't be able to build anything extra on top of it, you can't set a property on the team because it's part of the virtual switch, and thus all the properties are set directly on the Hyper-V virtual switch.
  • SET is targeted to support Software-Defined ...

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