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

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Chapter 7

Creating virtual machines and templates

CHAPTER OUTLINE

Creating your first virtual machine

Connecting to a virtual machine and basic Hyper-V commands

What is a virtual machine template?

Creating your first virtual machine template

Using a template to create a new virtual machine

Summary

By this point in the book you should be familiar with the concept of a virtual machine (VM) and are probably getting anxious to create one for yourself. Hyper-V supports a number of guest operating systems including flavors of Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Microsoft Server 2000, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, and Linux. This chapter will walk you through the implementation of a virtual machine and the creation of a virtual machine ...

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