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70-687 Configuring Windows 8.1 – sample exam – Q40

A company has an Active Directory Domain Services (AD DS) domain with one physical domain controller. All client computers run Windows 8.1.

A client computer hosts a Windows 8.1 virtual machine (VM) test environment. The VMs are connected to a private virtual switch that is configured as shown in the Virtual Switch Manager exhibit. (Click the Exhibit button.)


The VMS are unable to connect to the domain controller. You have the following requirements:
Configure the test environment to allow VMs to communicate with the domain controller.
Ensure that the VMs can communicate with other VMS fl the test environment when the domain controller is unavailable.

You need to meet the requirements.

What should you do first?

A. Create a new virtual switch with an Internal Network connection type.
B. Create a new virtual switch with a Private Network connection type.
C. Create a new virtual switch with an External Network connection type.
D. Change the connection type of the private virtual switch to Internal only.

Correct Answer: C

Explanation: and- applications-16/
Virtual switches/ Hyper-V VLAN you can create 3 different types of virtual switches depending the needs of your virtual machines and one single machine can use multiple virtual NICs that is member of different Virtual Switches.
External This virtual switch binds to the physical network adapter and create a new adapter you can 1. see in Control Panel\Network and Internet\Network Connections so if a virtual machine needs contact outside the host machine this one is a must.
Internal This virtual switch can be used to connect all virtual machines and the host machine but can- 2. not go outside that.
Private This virtual switch can only be used by the virtual host 3. Further information: Configuring Virtual Networks


Private will not allow communication with the host machine. External will allow communication with the host machine but also allow access to other machines on the host machine’s network.

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