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What are the steps to properly configure a NLB cluster between two win2003 virtual machines in Hyper-V, if possible with focus on the network settings?

I have two physical servers running Win2008 Enterprise, with 4 virtual machines each. I need to create a cluster between two virtual machines, where each one resides in a different physical server.

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Add a second NIC to each VM and install NLB on the VMs and configure it just as you normally would if they were physical machines. You can configure NLB with a single NIC in each VM, but it's recommended to use two NICs just like it is on physical machines.

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Yes. It is just like a physical Machine. We have a NLB cluster in VMware ESX, and it works great. Different host type, but same concept.

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