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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: Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2008

Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2008 is a stand-alone hypervisor solution based on Windows Server 2008 and Hyper-V technology. Unlike Windows Server 2008, where you must install the Hyper-V role, installing Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2008 does not require an additional configuration after installation to get hypervisor virtualization support.

Installing Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2008 is very similar to installing any other Windows Server product and uses the standard wizard installation approach. The following list provides the steps for installing Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2008:

  1. Insert the Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2008 installation CD.

  2. Power on the server and select to boot from the CD.

  3. The main installation ...

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