VMware: Workstation – Virtualize Microsoft Hyper-V for Lab

Guide to setup virtualize Hyper-V for lab purpose using VMware Workstation

VMware Setting 1:

Enable Virtualization Engine

 

 

  1. Open VM Settings and select Device Processors

  2. In Virtualization Engine, check on Virtualize Intel VT-x/EPT or AMD-v/RVI

   HV0001

3. Error if NOT ENABLED:

1. Hyper-V 2008

HV0002

2. Hyper-V 2008 R2

HV0003

3. Hyper-V 2012

HV0004

4. Hyper-V 2012 R2

HV0005

 

VMware Setting 2:

Modify VMX Configuration

1. Edit VM configuration file (.vmx) and add the following entry:

  • For Hyper-V 2008/2008 R2
hypervisor.cpuid.v0 = "FALSE"
  • For Hyper-V 2012/2012 R2
hypervisor.cpuid.v0 = "FALSE"
mce.enable = "TRUE"

2. Error if NOT SET:

Hyper-V Services is running and VM can be created using Hyper-V Manager but VM fails to start

1. Hyper-V 2008

HV0006

HV0007

2. Hyper-V 2008 R2

HV0008

 HV0009

 

3. Hyper-V 2012/2012 R2

HV0004

Updated: 21/09/2014 — 5:57 PM

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