Configure network in Hyper-V 2016

Login to Hyper V 2016

To configure the network in hyper-V 2016 server, first you need to login to the server. Press Cntrl+Alt+Del and type in your administrator password

Hyper V 2016 Welcome Screen

Configure Network in Hyper-V 2016

Once you are logged in, you will see a sconfig window(blue screen). Then select “Network Settings” by entering the number “8” on the option menu

It will list you the network adapters present in your server. Please note the Index value. In our case, the index value is 0. To select the Network Adapter Index, enter 0(In our case).

Since our aim is to setup an IP address against our network adapter, please select the option 1 in the menu.

To assign a Static IP address to your hyperV host, please enter the letter “S“.

You can set the following parameters under this menu,

  1. Set your static IP address as required.
  2. Enter the subnet mask, if you wish to change it.
  3. Enter the default gateway

Once done, please press “Enter“, so that Hyper V 2016 will start to configure the network settings.

Configure network in Hyper-V 2016

Configure DNS Settings

To configure the DNS settings of your Hyper-V 2016 host server, please select the option “2

Network Hyper-V 2016

Enter your “new preferred DNS server” and “alternate DNS Server” and then press “Enter” twice. It will show a popup window, where you need to press “OK

Network Hyper-V 2016

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