Setting up Remote Administration for Hyper-V Server

Some things in Hyper-V Server can be managed from the command line or by using PowerShell. But when you need to use a MMC console like Hyper-V Manager, you'll need to do it remotely from either a Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 system.

Before you can do that, though, you'll need to configure the firewall and permissions. My Hyper-V Server installs have been for small businesses where the only domain controller is running virtually, so these examples assume the Hyper-V Server itself is not joined to the domain.

The Process

On the server:

On the client:

To verify configuration for errors on both server and client: cscript hvremote.wsf /show /target:othercomputername