This server host is 2012r2, as well as all its (not installed yet) VMs the same. It has multiple network cards.
I installed the host and configured all network adapters with static IPs.
Then I installed Hype-V role and checked a physical card for each of the VMs, leaving the rest for the host.
Now each checked card is linked to a virtual switch created automatically.
Then I go to Virtual Switch Manager and uncheck the "Share with host..." for each switch, so that its card is used exclusively by its VM.
Now if I go to properties of such a "switch" card (on the host), I don't have access anymore to network properties (IP, mask, etc.). Only the Hyper-V is checked, and the rest cannot be accessed.
Anyone can explain why?
Shouldn't one be able to configure the card? I understand that connecting to the VM will use the address of the virtual NIC... but does this mean the physical card has no address at all?? I thought the physical card is like an uplink to the switch, am i wrong?
Binding a NIC to a virtual switch does (properly) disable most of the NIC settings on the host. That is by design. The NIC effectively becomes just a port on the switch, and like any other unmanaged physical
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