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 Clustering

Learn how to configure and do a live migration without using failover clustering.

Configure Storage Quality of Service

Learn how to configure a virtual hard disk for Storage Quality of Service.

Configure a Shared Virtual Hard Disk

See how you can create and enable a shared virtual hard disk on a virtual machine.

Configure Online Virtual Hard Disk Resize

Learn 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 R2

Learn 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 Channel

Review the considerations for using a virtual Fibre Channel and how to configure a virtual Fibre Channel adapter.

Use local resources on Hyper-V virtual machine with VMConnect

Learn 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.