How to do it...

First, we will perform the initial configuration of the physical server:

  1. As VMM installs Hyper-V server role during bare-metal deployment, ensure that machine BIOS is configured to support virtualization technology. Intel VT or AMD-V should be turned on as well as Execute Disable Bit (EDB) (XD bit, Intel Systems) or No Execution Bit (NX bit, AMD systems).
Hyper-V in Windows Server 2016 requires SLAT-compatible CPU. Check CPU specification or use systeminfo.exe to get Hyper-V compatibility report.
  1. Enable booting from a network adapter for access to the Pre-boot Execution Environment (PXE).
  2. Upgrade the firmware and configure the BMC board by:
    • Enabling the out-of-band management protocol that could be IPMI (Version 1.5 ...

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