Creating Hyper-V clusters

This recipe will guide you to create a Hyper-V cluster using VMM. Using the steps provided here, you will be able to select Hyper-V servers and join them to a cluster, configuring networking and storage resources in the process.

Getting ready

Before you start creating a Hyper-V cluster, there are some requirements that you need to look at. These are discussed in the next sections.

Prerequisites for cluster creation using VMM 2012

Make sure that the following prerequisites are met before creating a cluster:

  • You need at least two standalone Hyper-V servers, and they need to be under VMM management already (see the Adding and managing Hyper-V hosts and host clusters recipe in Chapter 5, Configuring Fabric Resources in VMM).

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