Provisioning Windows Server 2016 with Vagrant, Hyper-V and Chef – Part 2

Part 1 in this series can be found here.

Introduction

Those readers who followed on from Part 1 in this series will know that I’m working on a side project that requires testing against a CIFS/SMB storage server and that the only hardware I have access to is my normal, everyday home workstation, lest I get banished to the sofa when it’s time to sleep.

A quick summary of my other goals are:

Provisioning Windows Server 2016 with Vagrant, Hyper-V and Chef – Part 1

Introduction

I’m working on a side project at the moment that involves storage servers, specifically CIFS/SMB shares. As it’s a side project, I’m working on it at home and I don’t have access to the resources at my day job, all I have to work with is my home workstation and network. Considering those constraints, what I really need is: