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Windows Server® 2008 Hyper-V™ Resource Kit by Janique Carbone Robert Larson and Microsoft Windows Virtualization Team

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Installation Options: Hyper-V Role

Installing the Hyper-V role on Windows Server 2008 can be accomplished using multiple methods. The methods available depend on the version of Windows Server 2008 you have installed. Table 4-2 details the different installation methods available on a Windows Server 2008 Full or Server Core install.

Table 4-2. Hyper-V Role Installation Methods

Installation Method

Full Installation

Server Core Installation

Server Manager MMC

X

 

ServerManagerCMD.exe

X

 

OCSetup.exe

 

X

Unattend.xml

X

X

Task sequence

X

X

Install Using Server Manager MMC

Server Manager provides a graphical interface to manage the configuration of Windows Server 2008, including install and uninstall of roles and features. Using Server Manager, the Hyper-V role can be installed ...

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