SCVMM 2008 Administrator Console cannot connect to Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V-hosted VM in Windows 7 or in R2

Consider the following scenario “you run Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 Administrator Console on a computer running Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2. You use SCVMM 2008 Administrator Console to connect to a virtual machine on a Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V host. In this scenario, you receive following error message if Remote […]

Consider the following scenario “you run Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 Administrator Console on a computer running Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2. You use SCVMM 2008 Administrator Console to connect to a virtual machine on a Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V host. In this scenario, you receive following error message if Remote Desktop isn’t enabled on VM, or if VM doesn’t have network connectivity to client running Administrator Console (see pic),” explains Microsoft in.KB983253. “To resolve this issue on a computer that is running Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2, you must use Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM) 2008 R2. Additionally, you must use SCVMM 2008 R2 to manage Windows Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V hosts.”

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