SCVMM: Hyper-V Management + Delegated Administration

If you’re using SCVMM to manage your Hyper-V servers, and when you start using SCVMM to manage a Hyper-V server, SCVMM creates their own authorization store to be used by Hyper-V.  As long as you only use SCVMM to manage your environment – this’s fine. But if you want to continue to use Hyper-V management tools, […]

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If you’re using SCVMM to manage your Hyper-V servers, and when you start using SCVMM to manage a Hyper-V server, SCVMM creates their own authorization store to be used by Hyper-V.  As long as you only use SCVMM to manage your environment – this’s fine. But if you want to continue to use Hyper-V management tools, and want to allow a non-administrator to control Hyper-V – you can do this. All you need to do is to follow directions here – but instead of editing “\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Hyper-V\InitialStore.xml” on the system partition edit “\ProgramData\Microsoft\Virtual Machine Manager\HyperVAuthStore.xml” on the system partition, explained Ben.