Category Archives: Hyper-V

Nested Hyper-V Shared-Nothing Migration

Previously I set up nested Hyper-V environment on ESXi 5.5. Now I will show you how to setup Hyper-V itself to prevent it from causing purple screen of death on ESXi when live migrating vms. I assume you have Hyper-V joined to your domain and followed my previous post about installing nested hyper-v. Continue reading

Nested Hyper-V 2012 R2 on ESXi 5.5

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 with Intel i5-4440 based whiteboxes with ESXi 5.5 installed on them. You can find in my previous post how to build it. Continue reading