Join Ed Liberman for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating virtual switches, part of Windows Server 2016: Configure Hyper-V.
- [Instructor] When you have multiple physical computers…that you want to connect on the same network segment,…what you would do is you would connect them…using a physical device called a network switch.…Now, some of the sophistication that goes into a switch…is understanding that it's a layer two device…in the OSI model, and it acts as a form of a network hub…with a little bit of intelligence built into it.…In Hyper-V, we have what's called the Virtual Switch…which offers similar functionality…as an actual hardware network switch.…
The Hyper-V Virtual Switch is a software implemented…layer two network switch…that is built into the Hyper-V role.…In order to take a look at this,…I'm on my host here…that I've already installed the Hyper-V role.…We're looking at the Server Manager…so we're going to go up to the Tools menu.…Here in the menu we'll select the Hyper-V Manager.…Here in the Hyper-V Manager we can see that we have…HOST-1 as a Hyper-V host that we're managing.…
If I right-click on HOST-1, you'll see here that I have…
This course maps to the third domain of Exam 70-743, Upgrading Your Skills to MCSA: Windows Server 2016—Implement Hyper-V.
- Installing the Hyper-V role
- Creating virtual switches and virtual machines
- Installing a guest OS
- Managing checkpoints
- Implementing storage migration
- Implementing live migration