How to deploy software defined networks using VMM 2016 Tech Preview 3

HOWMicrosoft’s Windows Server IX networking team just added a new topic to the TechNet Library that you’ll want to check out. It’s titled Deploy Software Defined Networks using Virtual Machine Manager and it helps you evaluate the Software Defined Networking (SDN) features in Windows Server 2016 Technical Preview and Virtual Machine Manager 2016 Technology Preview 3. In particular, this topic is focused on scenarios that incorporate VMM with Network Controller, a new feature in the Windows Server 2016 Technical Preview.

In this topic you'll find information on the recommended test topology, including the number of Hyper-V hosts and virtual machines that you need to deploy SDN in a test lab. There are instructions on how to deploy your compute and network infrastructure, Active Directory and DNS, and how to deploy the Management logical network. VM service templates, Software Load Balancing, and other technologies are also covered in detail. For all the details see the following:

Use System Center VMM to Deploy Software Defined Networks

J.C. Hornbeck | Solution Asset PM | Microsoft GBS Management and Security Division

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