Hyper-V installation in Vsphere 5.1


To install Hyper-V in an Esx server, the following requirements to be done before the installation of Windows2012 OS.

Step-1:

If you are using vSphere 5 or greater then you need to modify the vmware config file on the ESXi host that will run the Hyper-V virtual machine. To edit this file, ssh to the server and vi /etc/config/vmware. Add the line vhv.allow = “TRUE” to the file and save it with “wq”.

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Step-2: In the .VMX config file, path /vmfs/volumes/datastores/VMfolder (HyperV-VM), adding these 4 lines:

mce.enable = "TRUE"
hypervisor.cpuid.v0 = "FALSE"
featMask.vm.hv.capable = "Min:1"
vhv.enable = "TRUE"

Alternatively, you should change the suffice guestOS line to
guestOS = "winhyperv" in the .vmx config file and save the file.

Now the Hyper-V VM can be successfully power on without any issues.

 

For more info : http://www.tinkertry.com/vmware-esxi-5-1-can-run-microsoft-hyper-v-server-2012-vms-nice/

 

 

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