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Microsoft Hyper-V Cluster Design by Eric Siron

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Best Practices Analyzer for Hyper-V

The 2012 series of server products provide a Best Practices Analyzer (BPA) right out of the box. One of these analyzers is designed specifically for Hyper-V. It can be invoked through the GUI using Server Manager or from PowerShell.

Hyper-V Best Practices Analyzer in Server Manager

The built-in Server Manager console that ships with Windows Server 2012 includes a number of Best Practices Analyzers for many Windows Server roles. Among those is the Hyper-V role. The server does not need any special features or roles installed in order to analyze the Hyper-V role on another system. Remote systems will need to be added to the local list of servers, however. In order to do this:

  1. Start on Server Manager's Dashboard

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