Create a Virtual Machine in Hyper-v on Windows Server 2012 R2
Create and Modify a Virtual Machine in Hyper-v on Windows Server 2012 R2
Virtual machine is a guest machine on physical computer. Virtual Machine uses a resources of physical computer for example: Storage, Ram, CPU, NIC (Network Interface Card) and etc. You can say Virtual Machine is a computer inside a computer. Virtual Machine is a software define computer that run on a Hypervisor. Hypervisor is a software that exist in between Physical hardware and Virtual Machine. By use of Hyper-v on Windows Server 2012 R2 multiple Virtual Machines can run on same Physical Computer. Virtual Machine is reduce the overall cost, for example: Physical Hardware, Cooling System, Racks and many more.
To create a virtual machine in Hyper-v on Window Server 2012 R2 open Hyper-v manager. Right click on a server name then click new for create a new Virtual Machine.
Enter the amount of memory as per your requirement, We are assigning 4096MB of memory to this Virtual Machine. Hyper-v of Windows Server 2012 R2 allow to assign the amount of memory from 32MB to 29382MB. you can also check mark the option of "Use Dynamic Memory for this virtual machine", The dynamic memory means virtual machine uses memory as per currently needs. Click next to continue.
Modify Virtual Machine Settings in Hyper-v on Windows Server 2012 R2:
- SCSI Controller.
- Network Adapter.
- Legacy Network Adapter.
- Fiber Channel Adapter.
- RemoteFX 3D Video Adapter.
Legacy Network Adapter:
Fiber Channel Adapter:
RemoteFX 3D Video Adapter:
BIOS:In BIOS you can change the devices order to start the Virtual Machine (Guest operating system) as per the require.
- SCSI controller hard drive is little faster than IDE controller Hard Drive.
- SCSI controller hard drive can be share with other Virtual Machine.
CheckPoint File Location:
Smart Paging File Location:
Automatic Start Action:
Automatic Stop Action:
Export and Import Virtual Machine in Hyper-v on Windows Server 2012 R2