Networking – configuring logical switches, port profiles, and port classifications

VMM 2012 SP1/R2 allows you to configure port profiles and logical switches. They work as containers for network adapter capabilities and settings, and by using them, you can apply the configuration to selected adapters instead of configuring those settings on each host network adapter.

How to do it...

Let's start by creating the port profiles, and then we will create the port classification, followed by the logical switch. Carry out the following steps to create port profiles for uplinks:

  1. In the VMM console, click on Port Profiles in the Fabric workspace on the Fabric pane under Networking.
  2. On the Home tab on the ribbon, click on Create, and then click on Hyper-V Port ...

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