Windows Server 2016 – Hyper-V Add/Remove virtual network cards

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You can have up to 8 v network interface cards (vNIC) To add a new vNIC open Hyper-V Manager, select a VM, right-click this VM and select Settings Click at the top Add Hardware, select Network Adapter at the right panel and then click Add. The new vNIC will be added, like the picture below. Now edit Virtual Switch and any other option and click OK. That was all. To remove a vNIC, just select the vNIC and you will find a Remove button, a little bit before the bottom.…

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Windows Server 2016 – Enable Network Discovery

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If you try to enable Network Discovery in Windows Server 2016, then maybe you have experienced that it cannot be enabled.  What you can do? Open Services, Start and then type Services. Then click Services. There you need to start 3 services, but if you need the Network Discovery to work with every boot then you need to set the Startup type to Automatic. Double click the service you want to start, and then click Start. If Start is not available then you need to change the Startup type to Manual or Automatic.…

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Windows Server 2016 – Core Configure Network

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After installing Server 2016 core, it is important to configure network and/or at the server to a domain First, run PowerShell and then get-netadapter.  You will get the list of the available network interfaces. Check the interface index ifindex for the network interface you want to configure. For our case is “5” To change the IP address you need to use new-netipaddress with 4 parameters: interfaceindex -the network interface index you want to change/setup ipaddress -the new IP address prefixlength – it is the subnet mask value. For example 24 is the same as 255.255.255.0 defaultgateway…

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