Jump to content


 


Register a free account to unlock additional features at BleepingComputer.com
Welcome to BleepingComputer, a free community where people like yourself come together to discuss and learn how to use their computers. Using the site is easy and fun. As a guest, you can browse and view the various discussions in the forums, but can not create a new topic or reply to an existing one unless you are logged in. Other benefits of registering an account are subscribing to topics and forums, creating a blog, and having no ads shown anywhere on the site.


Click here to Register a free account now! or read our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site.

Photo

Hyper-v virtual machnes and redirected folders


  • Please log in to reply
1 reply to this topic

#1 HenrysCat

HenrysCat

  • Members
  • 2 posts
  • OFFLINE
  •  
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:127.0.0.1
  • Local time:03:12 AM

Posted 22 July 2017 - 05:51 AM

I am setting up a new server 2012 r2 all in Hyper-v, this will be my first virtual set, where is the best place to store redirected folders and public shared drives? on the virtual machine itself? on the host? or another VHD?

 

Thanks all



BC AdBot (Login to Remove)

 


m

#2 sflatechguy

sflatechguy

  • BC Advisor
  • 2,126 posts
  • OFFLINE
  •  
  • Gender:Male
  • Local time:09:12 PM

Posted 27 July 2017 - 09:56 AM

You would want to store redirected folders and public shares on a machine that will be accessible to other clients. That could be the 2012 server. Best practice is to not cram everything onto a server. Will you be using this 2012 server as a domain controller?

 

If it's a production environment. only install the roles and features that are needed on that server, and point the folder redirection and public shares to another machine. If it's only a test environment, you should be fine.






0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users