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Microsoft Virtualization by Robert M Keefer, Jason Boomer, James Sabovik, Thomas Olzak

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Chapter 3

Installing Windows Server 2008 and Hyper-V

CHAPTER OUTLINE

Windows Server 2008 and server core

Installation requirements for Hyper-V

Hardware requirements for Hyper-V

Software requirements for Hyper-V

Supported guests on Hyper-V

Installing Hyper-V

Installing the Hyper-V management console on a workstation

Bitlocker and Hyper-V

Summary

In this chapter, we touch on the differences between Windows Server 2008 Standard and Core editions, and the advantages and disadvantages of each for Hyper-V. We discuss the hardware and software requirements, and walk you through an install of the Hyper-V role on Windows Server 2008, and how to connect to a finished install using your Windows Vista or Windows 7 client. Finally, we bring up BitLocker as ...

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