eWEEK Labs Walk-Through: Microsofts Hyper-V RC1

 
 
By Cameron Sturdevant  |  Posted 2008-05-30
 
 
 

eWEEK Labs Walk-Through: Microsofts Hyper-V RC1

By Cameron Sturdevant

Adding Hyper-V Role to Windows Server 2008

After installing a fresh copy of Windows Server 2008 on a Hewlett-Packard ProLiant ML 115 and enabling the virtualization functions on the Intel chip set, I walked through the roles wizard to add Hyper-V services.

eWEEK Labs Walk-Through: Microsofts Hyper-V RC1

eWEEK Labs Walk-Through: Microsofts Hyper-V RC1 - Specify Location for the Virtual Machine

If you look at the left side of this screen, you see that there are remarkably few steps needed to create a new virtual machine.

eWEEK Labs Walk-Through: Microsofts Hyper-V RC1 - Specify Location for the Virtual Machine

eWEEK Labs Walk-Through: Microsofts Hyper-V RC1 - Connect Virtual Hard Disk

I specified various components, including a virtual hard disk, to equip my new virtual machine.

eWEEK Labs Walk-Through: Microsofts Hyper-V RC1 - Connect Virtual Hard Disk

eWEEK Labs Walk-Through: Microsofts Hyper-V RC1 - Summary of Virtual Machine Creation

Here, you see the summary of all options selected to create the new virtual machine. The sequence in this slide show so far is the base procedure for creating any new virtual machine. In this case, you-

eWEEK Labs Walk-Through: Microsofts Hyper-V RC1 - Summary of Virtual Machine Creation

eWEEK Labs Walk-Through: Microsofts Hyper-V RC1 - Windows 2000 Server

Windows 2000 Server with SP4 runs in emulation mode; it ran on my test system without any problems in my brief first look. I-

eWEEK Labs Walk-Through: Microsofts Hyper-V RC1 - Windows 2000 Server

eWEEK Labs Walk-Through: Microsofts Hyper-V RC1 - SUSE 10 with SP1

Here, you see SUSE 10 with SP1 running in the Hyper-V manager. There isn-

eWEEK Labs Walk-Through: Microsofts Hyper-V RC1 - SUSE 10 with SP1

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