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Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V Cookbook by Leandro Carvalho

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Configuring Port ACLs

Using network limitations to limit access between computers and networks, even in virtual environments, is common practice. For instance, let's say you need to deny network access by a particular IP address or virtual machine to another virtual machine or to an entire network. In previous versions of Hyper-V, you would have needed additional software or a network device to define these rules, making it more complicated and expensive.

Hyper-V introduces a feature called Port ACLs, which enforces policies to block or allow network traffic on a virtual machine, on an IP address, or on a network range. These policies are created via PowerShell, and administrators can use them to control network traffic sent and received through ...

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