This section introduces the Host Utilities and what they contain.
What the Host Utilities are
The Host Utilities are a set of software programs and documentation that enable you to connect host computers to virtual disks (LUNs) on NetApp storage systems.
What Windows Unified Host Utilities is
Windows Unified Host Utilities includes an installation program that sets the required Windows registry and HBA parameters so that the Windows host correctly handles the storage system behaviors for NetApp ONTAP and E-Series platforms.
What Hyper-V is
Hyper-V is a Windows technology that enables you to create multiple virtual machines on a single physical x64 computer running certain versions of Microsoft Windows Server.
About SAN booting
SAN booting is the general term for booting a Windows host from a storage system LUN instead of an internal hard disk. The host might or might not have any hard drives installed.
Support for non-English operating system versions Windows Host Utilities are supported on all Language Editions of Windows Server. All product interfaces and messages are displayed in English. However, all variables accept Unicode characters as input.
Where to find more information
For additional information about host and storage system requirements, supported configurations, your operating system, and troubleshooting, you should refer to the appropriate documentation.