How to Create and Configure Internal Virtual Switch in Hyper-V Manager?

How to Create and Configure Internal Virtual Switch in Hyper-V Manager? – The main reason for creating an Internal Virtual Switch in the Hyper-V Manager virtualization program is to ensure that the virtual machines are completely independent of the physical network and only communicate with the physical computer.
How to Create and Configure Internal Virtual Switch in Hyper-V Manager?

How to Create and Configure Internal Virtual Switch in Hyper-V Manager?

Creating an Internal Virtual Switch with Hyper-V is quite simple. Before you create an Internal Virtual Switch, you can browse How to Create External Virtual Switch in Hyper-V.

To better understand the Internal Virtual Switch configuration using Hyper-V, create two virtual machines and then follow the steps in this article. Pinging between virtual machines will be successful, and the physical computer’s network card will also be pinged.

How to Connect Virtual Machines to Each Other Using Internal Virtual Switch in Hyper-V?

Follow the steps below for configuring and configuring Internal Virtual Switch with Hyper-V on Windows 10 operating system.

   Step 1

First, run Hyper-V Manager from the Windows menu.

How to Create and Configure Internal Virtual Switch in Hyper-V Manager?

   Step 2

From the Hyper-V Actions panel, click Virtual Switch Manager.

How to Create and Configure Internal Virtual Switch in Hyper-V Manager?

   Step 3

In the Virtual Switch Manager window, select Internal and click on the Create Virtual Switch button.

How to Create and Configure Internal Virtual Switch in Hyper-V Manager?

   Step 4

Type a name for the Internal Virtual Switch and click the OK button.

How to Create and Configure Internal Virtual Switch in Hyper-V Manager?

   Step 5

Open a virtual machine that you have installed on Hyper-V. For example, on the Windows 7 virtual machine, you can access Settings by clicking the Right button / Settings as follows.

How to Create and Configure Internal Virtual Switch in Hyper-V Manager?

   Step 6

In the left pane, click on Network Adapter, then select HyperVInternal from Virtual Switch setup and click on the OK button.

How to Create and Configure Internal Virtual Switch in Hyper-V Manager?

   Step 7

Configure a second virtual machine to test Hyper-V Internal Virtual Switch. Select HyperVInternal for Windows 10 as below and click the OK button.

How to Create and Configure Internal Virtual Switch in Hyper-V Manager?

   Step 8

Run Windows 7 and Windows 10 virtual machines.

How to Create and Configure Internal Virtual Switch in Hyper-V Manager?

   Step 9

Configure the Windows 7 network adapter IP settings as follows.

How to Create and Configure Internal Virtual Switch in Hyper-V Manager?

   Step 10

Also, configure the Windows 10 virtual machine IP settings as follows.

How to Create and Configure Internal Virtual Switch in Hyper-V Manager?

   Step 11

Test the connection by pinging the default gateway 192.168.10.1 from the virtual machines. Ping will fail as shown below.

How to Create and Configure Internal Virtual Switch in Hyper-V Manager?

   Step 12

Pinging from Windows 7 to Windows 10 virtual machine will be successful.

How to Create and Configure Internal Virtual Switch in Hyper-V Manager?

   Step 13

Pinging from Windows 10 to Windows 7 virtual machine will succeed as follows.

How to Create and Configure Internal Virtual Switch in Hyper-V Manager?

   Step 14

The ping process to the default gateway of virtual machines fails because you are not configuring the Hyper-V Internal Network Switch that was created on your physical computer. In the network configuration window of your physical computer, click on vEthernet.

How to Create and Configure Internal Virtual Switch in Hyper-V Manager?

   Step 15

Configure the vEthernet IP configuration as follows and click the OK button to save the settings.

How to Create and Configure Internal Virtual Switch in Hyper-V Manager?

   Step 16

Finally, test the network connection by pinging from the virtual machines to the default gateway. As shown in the image below, pinging to the IP address 192.168.10.1 from Windows 7 and Windows 10 virtual machines will be successful.

How to Create and Configure Internal Virtual Switch in Hyper-V Manager?

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  Final Word

How to Create and Configure Internal Virtual Switch in Hyper-V Manager? – In this article, we have created an Internal Virtual Switch from the Hyper-V virtual machine network settings and reviewed how to communicate virtual machines with the Internal Virtual Switch. In short, in a network configured with the Hyper-V Internal option, the virtual machines operate independently of the physical network. And also, virtual machines can only access the physical machine. Thanks for following us!

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