Today I`m gonna show in quick step-by-step guide how to prepare ESXi and properly install Microsoft Hyper-V 2012 R2 as a VM inside ESXi 5.5 host. I assume that you have basic knowledge of how to install ESXi, use vSphere client, SSH and a bit of Linux commands. I actually have two ASRock Z87M Pro4… Continue reading Nested Hyper-V 2012 R2 on ESXi 5.5
This is quick step-by-step tutorial how to install Intel i217-v NIC found on Asrock Z87M Pro4 motherboard on Windows Server 2012 R2. Nic is passed through to OS by ESXi, so I believe it will work on physical instance of Win 2012 as well:
Since I spent many hours on finding proper motherboard with rest of needed components to get my lab working with VMWare ESXi I decided to write this post to make people find easy way to build ESXi 5.5 lab.