I am setting up a Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2012 R2 server (SRV1) with several VMs. Some of those VMs will contain Active Directory, SQL Server, Apps, etc. I also have a second phyiscal server (SRV2) with AD as my backup domain controller.
I am almost never on-site, so in order to take advantage of RSAT tools I need to remotely log into a Windows box, running Windows 8.1 or higher (I don't have Windows on my personal computers). Unfortunately I don't have a dedicated PC at the site. In the past before virtualization, I remoted in directly to the server and performed my work.
Now, I'd like to remote in, but should I:
- Designate one of the VMs as a remote-in point (then I can't fully manage that VM like restarting since I'm connected to it)?
- Or should the backup DC be where I remote (hopefully not, because all it runs is AD and has low RAM).
I don't really like the idea of remoting in to the Hyper-V host itself. I do plan on implementing Remote Desktop Terminal Services Gateway. Any thoughts on a good setup?