1 Hyper-V server, 2 NICs, 3 VMs, 2 different subnets

Hello to all

- Hyper-V server Windows 2012 R2 which has 2 NICs installed
- 3 VMs are also up and running

The question is,
Can we connect the 2 VMs and the physical machine to one subnet and the 3rd VM to a different subnet?

If the answer is positive, please point me to the right direction
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Anand PandyaCommented:
As per me yes, you can do it and you need to create a vlan.
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Philip ElderTechnical Architect - HA/Compute/StorageCommented:
Separate subnet is via separate switch or VLAN?
AlexiosAuthor Commented:
Yes Philip it is via a seperate switch, for DMZ.
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Philip ElderTechnical Architect - HA/Compute/StorageCommented:
Okay, I suggest plugging in an Intel i350-T2 NIC, creating a team on that NIC, then a dedicated vSwitch, and finally plugging it in to the dedicated switch.

From there you can bind the required vSwitch to the VMs.

We usually have two dual or quad port NICs installed. We then team across physical NICs to create some redundancy. That's what we'd do here.
AlexiosAuthor Commented:
Thank you Philip for your detailed answer but the thing is that the solution has to be found without extra modules, only with the two NICs that already exist.

I will try Anand's solution to check if it's do-able
Philip ElderTechnical Architect - HA/Compute/StorageCommented:
Remove the existing vSwitch from VMs.
Delete vSwitch.
Delete team if exists.
Create vSwitch 0 on Port 0
Create vSwitch 1 on Port 1
Bind production network VMs to vSwitch 0 and keep that port connected to production.
Bind separate subnet vSwitch 1 to VMs requiring and plug port into separate switch.
AlexiosAuthor Commented:
Sorry for the delay guys but still haven't tried it.
I will come back to you as soon as I do
AlexiosAuthor Commented:
I never tried it.

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