Deploying .VHD files in the Microsoft Hyper-V virtual environment

The smc-x.x.x-hyperv.tar.gz archive contains two .vhd files:

  • smc-system.vhd,
  • product-data.vhd.

Deploy the .VHD files in one of the following virtual environments:

  • Microsoft Hyper-V for Windows Server 2008 R2,

  • Microsoft Hyper-V for Windows Server 2012 R2.
  1. In the Hyper-V Manager tool, select a hypervisor.
  2. Create a new virtual machine and follow the steps shown in the wizard.
    • In the Assign Memory menu, allocate 1024 MB of memory.
    • In the Connect Virtual Hard Disk menu, select Use an existing virtual hard disk and select the smc-system.vhd file.
  3. Finish the creation of the new virtual machine.
  4. Open the parameters of this machine and go to the IDE 0 Controller menu.
  5. Click on Add then select Virtual hard disk in the Media section, and select the product-data.vhd file.
  6. Confirm, then log on to the machine.