Robert Larson

Thoughts and information on Virtualization and other topics

February, 2009

  • Managing MAC Address Pools in Hyper-V R2

    Hyper-V automatically creates a MAC address pool for virtual machines usage when it is installed. Hyper-V RTM had no option in the UI for managing the MAC address pool and you had to edit the registry to manage the pool (see a detailed article on that...
  • Hyper-V R2 and Management NICs

    When you install Hyper-V R2 role now it reserves a single wired NIC in the machine for management of the parent partition. If you have only a single NIC in your server, you will not be able you select a NIC to create an external network when you are installing...