Today, We will go through “How to create a virtual machine in Hyper-V?” along with Step by Step Windows Server 2016 Installation.
Step 1: Open Hyper-V > Right Click on Server Name > New > Virtual Machine. This will launch the Virtual Machine Creation Wizard.
Step 2: Enter Name of Virtual Machine
Step 3: Select the BIOS type. We will go with Generation 1, Generation 2 (UEFI based firmware support) is a new one.
Step 4: Enter RAM for virtual memory.
Step 5: Choose if you want a virtual machine to be on the network on not. You can create a machine without connecting to the network or connect to the default network on which your physical system is running or create a separate network for this.
Step 6: Mention size of the virtual machine
Step 7: Installation options. Hyper-v gives you 4 options here.
- Create an empty virtual machine here and chose to install OS later.
- Install OS from ISO
- Install OS from bootable floppy
- Install OS from the installation server
Step 8: Final summary window before installation start. You can review all inputs and configuration provided, Click Finish.
Step 9: At the very first page of installation, It will ask for Language selection, Click Next
Step 10: Select the OS you want to install. We will with Data Center Desktop Experience
Step 11: Accept EULA (End User License Agreement)
Step 12: Select Disk to install.
Step 13: Enter Administrator Password, this will used for the first login.
Step 14: Windows Server 2016 is ready to log in with the Administrator password mentioned in the last step.
We have successfully created a virtual machine in Hyper-V and install Windows Server 2016.
Note: Windows Server 2016 installation may need multiple reboots between installation.
Reference: Rohit Garg (http://mssqlfun.com/)
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