To install Citrix NetScaler virtual appliances on Microsoft Windows Server, you must first install Windows Server, with the Hyper-V role enabled, on a machine with adequate system resources. While installing the Hyper-V role, be sure to specify the network interface cards (NICs) on the server that Hyper-V will use to create the virtual networks. You can reserve some NICs for the host. Use Hyper-V Manager to perform the NetScaler virtual appliance installation.
NetScaler virtual appliance for Hyper-V is delivered in virtual hard disk (VHD) format. It includes the default configuration for elements such as CPU, network interfaces, and hard-disk size and format. After you install NetScaler virtual appliance, you can configure the network adapters on virtual appliance, add virtual NICs, and then assign the NetScaler IP address, subnet mask, and gateway, and complete the basic configuration of the virtual appliance.