Windows Server 2008 Virtulization


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 Hyper-V Question of the Day:


 


Q: I’d like to install the Hyper-V MMC on Windows Server 2008 to remotely manage another Hyper-V System. How do I do this? Can I do this on Windows Server 2008 x64 and x86 Editions?


 


A: Yes. This solution works for both Windows Server 2008 x64 and x86 Standard, Enterprise and Datacenter Editions.


 


Here are the steps:


1.       Launch Server Manage from the Start Menu


2.       Click Add Features


3.       Under Remote Server Administration ToolsàRole Administration Toolsà


a.       Enable Hyper-V Tools and click Next.


4.       Click Install.


5.       After the reboot, go to Administrative Tools in the Start Menu and you will see the Hyper-V Manager.


 


 



Figure 1: Enabling just the Hyper-V MMC on Windows Server 2008


 


After you install the Hyper-V Tools and reboot here’s the Hyper-V MMC!


 



Figure 2: Hyper-V MMC


 


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