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Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V Cookbook by Leandro Carvalho

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Configuring and adding Hyper-V Virtual Fibre Channel to virtual machines

Fibre Channel (FC) is one of the best and the fastest network technologies used primarily for storage connections. It's the perfect choice for high-speed connections between the servers and the storage, and it's common in physical server scenarios.

Now in Hyper-V 3.0, we can add fibre channel network adapters to virtual machines, providing the same capabilities and high performance as a physical server, allowing the guest operating system to be used in clustered environments, for example.

This recipe will show how to create the fibre channel SANs and add them to a VM.

Getting ready

Before you create the Fibre Channel SANs, make sure that the Fibre Channel port's HBAs are installed ...

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