Configure Hyper-V Server for Remote Management

 

Updated: December 10, 2013

Applies To: Hyper-V Server 2012, Hyper-V Server 2012 R2

This topic describes the steps that are necessary to configure Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2012 R2 or Hyper-V Server 2012 so that you can manage it remotely.

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This topic includes sample Windows PowerShell cmdlets that you can use to automate some of the procedures described. For more information, see Using Cmdlets.

  1. On the computer running Hyper-V Server, add names to the local administrator account for users who you want to be able to manage the server remotely.

  2. From the remote computer, connect to the computer running Hyper-V Server by using Server Manager or Hyper-V Manager. Use an account that has local administrative rights. No further configuration is required.

  1. On the computer running Hyper-V Server, add names to the local administrator account for users who want to be able to manage the server remotely.

  2. On the remote computer, add the computer running Hyper-V Server as a trusted host by using the following Windows PowerShell cmdlet: Set-Item WSMan:\localhost\Client\TrustedHosts -Value <RemoteServerName> -Concatenate, where RemoteServerName is the name of the computer running Hyper-V Server that you want to manage.

  3. From the remote computer, connect to the computer running Hyper-V Server by using Server Manager or Hyper-V Manager. Use an account that has local administrative rights. No further configuration is required.

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