Install Linux VM on Hyper-V 2012 R2

Quick guide how to Install Linux VM on Hyper-V 2012 R2

Some time ago Microsoft “kindly” allow their customers to run Linux workloads on Hyper-V. There are several Linux distribution supported on Hyper-V 2012 R2:

  • CentOs 5 ,6 and 7
  • Ubuntu 12.X and 14.X
  • Suse Linux Enterprise server from 9, 10, 11, 12
  • Redhat 3, 4, 5, 6, and 7
  • Oracle Linux 5, 6, 7
  • Debian 7

To get support on Hyper-V for latest Linux releases you must create VM with Generation 2 and disable secure boot in virtual machine

Uncheck Enable secure boot

Uncheck Enable secure boot

Source: http://vmwaremine.com/

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