Deploying a SDNv2 lab on a single host using nested Hyper-V

With Windows Server 2016 we got SDNv2 that is the second generation of the Microsoft Software-defined Networking for Hyper-V, if you to know more about SDNv2 check the Microsoft Docs. To make it easier to validate and test SDNv2 Microsoft has created a scripts repo to get you started. The SDNexpress scripts can be used to deploy SDNv2 with or without VMM on four or more Hyper-V hosts in a single rack/cluster/scale unit. But what if you don't have four spare servers to test this out? Don't fear nested Hyper-V is here! With Windows Server 2016 we also got the [...]

By | 2018-08-29T16:32:42+00:00 August 29th, 2018|SDNv2, Virtualization, Windows Server|1 Comment

No cable connection when running Hyper-V on a Windows 8 workstation

  For quite some time I haven’t been able to use a cable connection, but never had the time to investigate why. Today it got too much (and also, I couldn’t to the wireless). The network adapter was enabled and I didn’t have any Hyper-V virtual switches to interfere with the connection. Turns out the Hyper-V Extensible Virtual Switch was enabled on the NIC.     Once disabling this I could the cable connection on my laptop.

By | 2013-08-27T21:25:24+00:00 August 27th, 2013|Virtualization, Windows Client|0 Comments