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We have a new Windows Server 2016 box in our enviroment and joined to our domain with local VMs running. I can view, connect, and administer these VMs when connected via RDP to Hyper-V host.

The problem is I cannot see these VMs from Hyper-V manager on my local machine. It says No virtual machines were found on this server. I can successfully remote into these VMs from my local machine via RDP but don't want to have to have this enabled for each VM or for the Host OS.

I do not have this problem with our Windows Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V host. Is there some configuration change from Server 2012 R2 to Server 2016 that might account for this?

I am hoping this is a simple thing I am overlooking. All of the default Hyper-V related firewall rules remain enabled.

EDIT to clarify:

  1. I am connecting thru Hyper-V Manager from Windows 10 from a domain admin group user.
  2. I Can run the GET-VM powershell command to enumerate the VMs
  3. Newley created VMs initially show up but disappear when I refresh that server's list of VMs

I am connecting thru Hyper-V Manager from Windows 10 from a domain admin group user.

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  • To clarify - you're connecting to a 2016 Server remotely with a 2012 Hyper-V console? – Matthew Wetmore Jul 31 '17 at 21:42
  • @MatthewWetmore I am using Hyper-V Manager in Windows 10. The Windows Server 2012 stuff was just for comparison as the 4 VMs I have running on the 2012 server show up on my Windows 10 Hyper-V Manager. – RogerHamilton Aug 1 '17 at 2:20
  • Can you do other basic things like use PowerShell from your client to the host, like Get-VM -ComputerName YourHost? – Matthew Wetmore Aug 1 '17 at 4:19
  • 1. Is the user account you're connecting with a member of the local Administrators or Hyper-V Administrators group on the Windows Server 2016 Hyper-V host? 2. Is remote management enabled on the Windows Server 2016 Hyper-V host? – joeqwerty Aug 1 '17 at 5:04
  • @MatthewWetmore Yes the powershell commands return the instances. Interstingly I added a new VM and it initially shows up but disappeared when I refreshed that server. – RogerHamilton Aug 1 '17 at 14:20
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What OS are you running on your local machine? Do you have the latest version of Hyper-V Manager on your local machine?

Just trying to think through possible causes for you.

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  • I am connecting via Hyper-v Manager in Windows 10. – RogerHamilton Aug 1 '17 at 2:20

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