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Set up Hyper-V nested virtualization for production

Submitted by on July 11, 2018 – 1:47 amNo Comment

Nested virtualization is often used in test/dev environments, but nested virtualization has its place in production, as well. For instance, nested virtualization can provide private-cloud-like functionality without the hassle of actually building a private cloud.

Suppose one department requires self-service provisioning capabilities, but the organization doesn’t have the necessary infrastructure in place. Rather than building an entire private cloud just to accommodate one department, the IT department can create an oversized VM, enable nested virtualization within the VM and then give the department access to the VM. This would enable designated users to create their own Hyper-V VMs within the confines of the VM they’ve been given.

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