Best Practices Analyzer for Hyper-V: Configuration

Applies To: Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012

The topics in this section can help you bring Hyper-V that is running on Windows Server 2012 or Windows Server 2008 R2 into compliance with configuration best practices. Content in this section is most valuable to administrators who have completed a Best Practices Analyzer scan of Hyper-V and who want information about how to interpret and resolve scan results that identify areas of Hyper-V that are noncompliant with configuration best practices.

Best Practices Analyzer and configuration rules

The Best Practices Analyzer applies configuration rules to identify settings that might require modification for Hyper-V to perform optimally. Configuration rules can help prevent setting conflicts that can result in error messages or prevent Hyper-V from carrying out its prescribed duties in an enterprise.

For more information about Best Practices Analyzer and scans, see Best Practices Analyzer (

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