troubleshooting Question

Hyper-V Virtual Switch only allows one Virtual Guest access to the network

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I have a new Server 2008 R2 with only the Hyper-V roll enabled.  the hardware is a HP Proliant DL380 G7 server

I have the host OS on a dedicated Nic, the Virtual Switch on its own dedicated Nic, the problem I have is if I connect more than one guest server to the virtual switch only the first conected server gets to pass network traffic.

I thought the purpos of the virtual switch was to allow your guest OS access the network.

the virtual switch is set for external and not to allow host os management.

my current work around is build a dedicated virtual swtich for each guest OS, so my limit is only 3 guest OS's

thank you
Svet Paperov
IT Manager

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