Virtual Machine Manager 2016 and Teaming

In Windows Server 2012 R2 we used LBFO (Load Balancer Fail Over) teaming where multiple NICs are grouped together into a team and that resultant teamed adapter is used by a Hyper-V switch.

In Windows Server 2016 we can use SET ( Switch Embedded Teaming) is an alternative NIC Teaming solution that you can use in environments that include Hyper-V and the Software Defined Networking (SDN) stack in Windows Server 2016.

You can read detailed information from the Microsoft article Windows Server 2016 NIC and Switch Embedded Teaming User Guide.

In this post I will show the steps how to create teaming via VMM 2016.

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