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I use a Hyper-V 2008 R2 cluster, and I've two types of admin (full admin and management server admin).

I would like to give to the management server admin only the right to start/shutdown the virtual machine but I don't want that they could create, delete or modify the existing virtual machine.

Is it possible to do that and how?

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The authorization model does allow these things, but it's far from simple to explain. Start reading John Howard's blog on the topic:

http://blogs.technet.com/jhoward/archive/2009/08/31/explaining-the-hyper-v-authorization-model-part-one.aspx

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