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I´m using a Windows Server 2008 R2 with Hyper-V.

Now I´m searching for a way for a normal user to control the VMs on this server. Is it possible to use a webinterface to start and shutdown the VMs?

Thank you in advance!

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There's not a "built-in" one, but SCVMM 2008 comes with a web console (the so called "self-service portal")

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I'm not sure what you mean by "normal user." Do you just mean "user who is using a different machine as their workstation?" Or do you mean "user with limited permission?"

You can solve the first problem by installing the Remote Server Administrator Toolkit (search for a link to download it) on the user's machine.

You can solve the second problem by giving that user limited permissions to their VMs with AzMan.

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Try this one: Second alpha version of Hyper-V Web Interface.

What new:

  • Authentication
  • Bugfixes (hope I not added new bugs)
  • Other internal webserver improvements
  • Configuration help page added
  • Currently 2 types of authentication are supported: Basic and Windows.

System requirements for host system:

  • Hyper-V 3.0
  • Hyper-V Server 2012, Windows 2012 Server with Hyper-V role, Windows 8 with Hyper-V role.

Download Hyper-V Web Interface build as self-extracting file

Download Hyper-V Web Interface build as zip file

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