Hyper-V and BIOS settings

2016/04/19 17:43
Hyper-V hardware requirement

1. 64-bit (x64) processor and 64 bit Windows 2008 (R2) server

2. Hardware Virtualization Assists

Enable in the system BIOS:

- Intel VT-x (initially codenamed Vanderpool)
- AMD AMD-V (also called SVM and initially codename Pacifica)

3. Hardware Data Execution Prevention

Enable in the system BIOS:

- Intel Execute Disable (XD)
- AMD No Execute (NX).

4. SLAT hardware - required for using RemoteFX, highly recommended for traditional server virtualization

- Intel Extended Page Tables (EPT).
- AMD Nested Page Tables (NPT) or Rapid Virtualization Indexing (RVI).

Hyper-V :  Disable in the BIOS

             - Intel VT-d

- Trusted Execution

Details at Enable Hardware settings in BIOS to run Hyper V