Monday, May 14, 2007

Microsoft Virtual Server 2005 R2 Tip

Can't see your network card inside Virtual Server 2005 R2?

Today we ran into an issue where Virtual Server 2005 R2 wasn't seeing the correct NIC (there are 2) on a specific box. As it turns out, in the properties for any given NIC in Windows where Virtaul Server 2005 R2 is installed there is a check box for:

Virtual Machine Network Services

This happens to be what determines whether Virtual Server 2005 R2 can see a NIC or not.