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Network Configuration Running Hyper-V on vSphere

There are plenty of articles out there describing how to run Hyper-V on vSphere, e.g.

However after following these instructions I found I still had an issue with my configuration. My Hyper-V guest VMs would pick up an IP address from DHCP but I couldn’t communicate with them subsequently. There are a number of potential causes of this, including a mis-configuration of the Hyper-V vSwitch. However, in my case the cause was in the layer above – on my ESXi host. Continue reading