Hyper-V Installation and Configuration

The following sections explain how to install the Hyper-V role using Server Manager in Windows Server 2008 R2 Full installation mode or the command line in Windows Server 2008 R2 Server Core. We will then take a look at Hyper-V as part of Server Manager before discussing how to use the Hyper-V Manager. Finally, we will look at the Hyper-V server settings and then cover two important areas for Hyper-V: virtual networks and virtual hard disks.

Install the Hyper-V Role

Now it’s time to see how to install the Hyper-V server role on the two installation options of Windows Server 2008 R2, namely, a Full installation as well as Server Core.

Installing Hyper-V in Full Installation Mode

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