Installing and configuring Hyper-V

With Windows Server 2019, to add Hyper-V to your server, you install the Hyper-V feature. This recipe installs Hyper-V on two servers: HV1 and HV2, which are domain-joined Windows 2019 servers with no added features.

Getting ready

In this recipe, you do the set up remotely from a client machine, CL1, using the Hyper-V cmdlets and PowerShell's remoting capabilities. CL1 is a domain-joined Windows 10 system with the RSAT tools installed. You previously set up the CL1 client in the Installing RSAT tools on Windows 10 and Windows Server 2019 recipe.

How to do it...

  1. From CL1, install the Hyper-V feature on HV1 and HV2:
    $Sb = { Install-WindowsFeature -Name Hyper-V -IncludeManagementTools } Invoke-Command -ComputerName HV1, ...

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