Using Windows 10 to Control Hyper-V Server 2012/2016

If you have a standalone server and you are looking at Using Windows 10 to Control Hyper-V Server 2012/2016 then here is a tip on how to control it as it is not domain joined

On the Windows 10 Machine

  1. Add server name to hosts file in c:\windows\system32\drivers\etc\hosts
  2. Go to local services and start up Windows Remote Management and change to Automatic startup
  3. Run CMD as administrator – winrm set winrm/config/client @{TrustedHosts=”YourServerName”}
  4. Run dcomcnfg as administrator and navigate to Component Services > Computers > My Computer.  Then right click on properties and select the Com Security Tab.  In Access Permissions select Edit Limits and then click on Anonymous Logon and enable Remote Access Allow checkbox.  Click OK to exit.
  5. Download Server Tools – http://bit.ly/21eyJbQ
  6. Open a command prompt as Administrator and run – reg add HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System /v LocalAccountTokenFilterPolicy /t REG_DWORD /d 1 /f
  7. Open Server Manager and connect to server – make sure you input your credentials to log on with
  8. Open Hyper-V from Server Manager

On remote server

  1. Run powershell from CMD
  2. Type in – Enable-psremoting -force
  3. Then type in winrm quickconfig and select Y to make changes
Some useful info here http://bit.ly/21ezBx6