I have two physical network adapters installed in my Hyper-V host. I want one to be dedicated to the host, and the other to provide external network services to the VMs. Would the appropriate configuration be as such:
- Leave the first physical network adapter alone, assigning it the host IP, but not using it to create any Virtual Netorks
- For the second physical adapter, I would create an External Network, along with a Microsoft Virtual Switch, and use that to provide network services to the VMs. Each virtual NIC for the VM would be associated with that External Network. A static IP would be assigned to this adapter, and each VM would be assigned a static IP as well.
The above seems reasonable to me, but I'm not sure if it's correct. Does anyone have any thoughts?