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Microsoft Hyper-V Cluster Design by Eric Siron

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Chapter 5. Network Design

Networking for a Hyper-V Server cluster doesn't have the same dizzying array of options as shared storage, but it's still one of the most confusing challenges newcomers will face. As with shared storage, there is no single right way to design networking for your cluster. Also, if you're not accustomed to setting up network configurations more complicated than one IP address per machine, there are many concepts to learn.

In this chapter, we will cover:

  • The operation of the Hyper-V virtual switch
  • Assigning virtual adapters to VLANs
  • Understanding networking concepts for Hyper-V in a Failover Cluster
  • Configuring the networking options offered in Hyper-V Server 2012 R2
  • Planning your physical networking layout
  • How to design impacts ...

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