Configure Hyper-V on Windows Server 2012 R2


Updated: April 4, 2016

Applies To: Windows Server 2012 R2

The articles in this section show you how to configure different features that you may need in Hyper-V.

Configure Live Migration and Migrating Virtual Machines without Failover ClusteringLearn how to configure and do a live migration without using failover clustering.
Configure Storage Quality of ServiceLearn how to configure a virtual hard disk for Storage Quality of Service.
Configure a Shared Virtual Hard DiskSee how you can create and enable a shared virtual hard disk on a virtual machine.
Configure Online Virtual Hard Disk ResizeLearn how to create a virtual hard disk, add it to a virtual machine and expand and shrink the size of it.
Migrate Pass-Through Disk Storage by Using Hyper-V in Windows Server 2012 R2Learn how to attach a pass-through disk to a virtual machine, convert pass-through disks to the .vhdx file format and attach a VHDX file to a virtual machine.
Implement Hyper-V Virtual Fibre ChannelReview the considerations for using a virtual Fibre Channel and how to configure a virtual Fibre Channel adapter.
Use local resources on VMLearn how you can give a virtual machine access to a computer’s local resources, like a removable USB flash drive, when you use Virtual Connection Manager (VMConnect).

For the most current version of this content, see Configure Hyper-V on Windows Server 2016.