Here’s a quick and simple How-To for setting up network communication between a Hyper-V host, both Server and Windows 8/8.1, and any guests.
- Hyper-V Manager --> R.Click ServerName --> Virtual Switch Manager --> New --> INTERNAL.
- To host: Either MachineName\Username or DomainName\Username
- To guest: MachineName\Username
If there is a need to work with UNC paths, HTTPS and certificates, and more then make sure to set up a small VM running DNS and ADDS if needed. One could also put DHCP on that VM to make addressing simple.
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