Simple setup of Hyper Y networking

I am trying to setup 1 Windows 2012 R2 hyper V host which has several NICs with 3 VMs.
Whenever I look for MS documentation it is for huge complex data centers and I don t understand anything they describe.
I am simply trying to tie each VM and host to one hardware NIC. All these servers are on the same domain fulfilling different functions. Nothing complicated.
Can someone help me with this by giving a simple explanation of how this is done
JPD153Asked:
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Lee W, MVPConnect With a Mentor Technology and Business Process AdvisorCommented:
Create a Virtual Switch (External type) for Each physical NIC.  Then connect each VM to a switch.  Make sure only ONE NIC is shared with the host unless you have a dedicated NIC for the host.
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JPD153Author Commented:
I do have a dedicated NIC for the host and the host is already connected to the domain with a fixed IP.
I have not created any VMs yet.
Is there written doc on the fine art of doing what you suggest ?
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Sikhumbuzo NtsadaSenior IT TechnicianCommented:
Hi JPD153

Take a look at this link, there is a step by step on how to create a V-Switch.

You will have to read at some point though, because if something goes wrong, you should be able to troubleshoot and fix.
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JPD153Author Commented:
I do agree that I have to read to better understand, but I would like to keep it at the level I actually need, I am not running a huge data center. The blog you pointed out seems to have some very good information pertinent to my level of sophistication (or absence thereof...).
Help appreciated.
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JPD153Author Commented:
If I understand properly, when I create an "external" connection, all my VMs are going through the virtual NICs and the virtual switch to a single physical NIC.
Since I expect a lot of network traffic on these 3 VMs, would it make sense to create a physical team of NICs (since I have 4 of them) to increase my physical bandwidth before I start configuring the VMs
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Sikhumbuzo NtsadaSenior IT TechnicianCommented:
Teaming will provide redundacy, it may not necessary increase bandwidth throuput.
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JPD153Author Commented:
Is it better to do NIC teaming with a single virtual switch or one virtual switch per NIC per VM
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Sikhumbuzo NtsadaSenior IT TechnicianCommented:
I believe you can have a NIC from another vSwitch teamed inside the OS.

NIC Teaming
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