Install CentOS 8 on Hyper – V (Server 2012 R2/2016)

Posted: November 4, 2019 in Windows Server

Server 2016

CentOS 8 required Generation 2 VM,

Choose Generation 2 because legacy hardware, like the tulip NIC are no longer supported, gen 2 will avoid the use of legacy hardware emulation.

Specify Memory, Disk and VM name, after machine is create it will be turned off. Right click VM – Settings.. – Security Secoore Boot Enabled Select Microsoft UEFI Certificate Authority under Template

Start VM

Select “Edition” you want to install

VM will be installed

Server 2012 R2

Specify Generation 2, allocate memory and HDD space,don’t turn on VM. While VM is turned off, in VM properties select Firmware-Secure Boot, uncheck “Enable Secure Boot

Start VM

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