The Nutanix Enterprise Cloud is a highly scalable, converged compute and storage platform designed for virtual environments, including Hyper-V with Windows Server 2012 R2. The network is a critical part of the Nutanix solution for ensuring storage high availability and performance. Nutanix can support networking traffic in a variety of ways, including in Nutanix storage, virtual machines, and Hyper-V management functions such as domain communications and live migration.
This best practices guide describes Hyper-V and Windows Server 2012 R2 networking concepts and how they can be used in a Nutanix environment to ensure optimal performance and availability. It provides detailed recommended configuration settings for different Hyper-V networking options, including the use of SCVMM for managing the environment.
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