Create the Identity Router Hyper-V Virtual Machine


Use Hyper-V Manager to create a virtual machine for the identity router.

Before you begin


  1. Sign in to Hyper-V Manager.

  2. To create a new virtual machine, click Hyper-V Host > New > Virtual Machine.

  3. Follow the wizard. In each dialog box, provide the following information.

    Dialog Box Required Information
    Specify Name and Location Name of the identity router virtual machine.
    Specify Generation Select Generation 1.
    Assign Memory

    Startup memory = 8192 MB (recommended).

    Minimum memory = at least 75% of the maximum memory

    or use static memory

    For more information, see Identity Router Virtual Appliance Hardware and Software Requirements for On-Premises Deployments.

    Configure Networking Select the network for the management network adaptor.
    Connect Virtual Hard Disk Select Use an existing virtual hard disk and browse to the location where the identity router VHD image is available.
    Completing the New Virtual Machine Wizard Review and click Finish.

    The new virtual machine appears in the list of virtual machines.

  4. Perform these steps only for deployments with two network interfaces:
    1. Select the new virtual machine, right-click, and select Settings.

    2. On the Add Hardware page, select Network Adapter and click Add.

    3. On the Network Adaptor page, select the network for your portal interface, then click Apply and OK.

  5. Select the new virtual machine from the list of virtual machines. Right-click and select Start.

  6. With the virtual machine selected, right-click again and select Connect.


The Identity Router VM Console displays.

After you finish

Configure Initial Network Settings for On-Premises Identity Routers Using the VM Console