There are lots of times when you need a static IP, especially for server systems. It’s pretty simple on Debian, we only have to edit a few files and run a few simple commands.
Sometimes you need your guest VMs to have secure access to the internet and your host machine without all the fuss and complexity of typical Hyper-V networking. Here’s an easy way to do just that by creating a separate NAT virtual network.
Although it’s been around for a while, the Hyper-V Default Switch is often misused or not given the credit it actually deserves. Let’s take a quick look at what it does, how it works and when you should use it.
Sometimes, especially on a Small Business Server (SBS) machine, you will run into a situation where having more than one IP address linked to your server is very helpful. This especially applies if you are only using one NIC in your machine and need to address it ‘logically’ by several IPs.