How to Add Hyper-V Manager to Windows Server 2016?

Hyper-V Manager

Hyper-V Manager helps you to manage your locally installed Hyper-V server and also remotely manage and run Hyper-V administration on a remote Hyper-V Server 2016 , Windows Server 2016 & Windows Server Core 2016 running Hyper-V role. Hyper-V Manager administrative console helps you to perform administrative tasks such as Creating & deleting Virtual machine, Power on Virtual machines, Taking snapshot and opening virtual machine console on the virtual machines running on Hyper-V. Hyper-V Mgr feature can be installed on any windows Server System and windows 10 operating system. People usually get confused between Hyper-V Mgr and Hyper-V role. Hyper-V Manager is just an administrative tools which can be used to administrate Hyper-V servers. Hyper-V role is the actual role which holds Hyper-V hypervisor. In this article, we going to discuss about How to install Hyper-v Manger in windows server 2016.

How to Add Hyper-V Manager to Windows Server 2016?

Login to Windows Server 2016 and Open Server Manager. Click on “Add roles and features”

Hyper-V Manager to Windows Server 2016

Select Role-based or Feature-based installation to configure a single server by adding roles, role services and features. Click on Next to continue.

Select a server from the server pool and select the local server or remote server to install the Hyper-V Manager role and click on Next.

Under Server Features, Select Remote Administration tools ->Role Administration Tools -> Hyper-V Management Tools. Ensure both Hyper-V GUI Management Tools and Hyper-V module for windows Powershell is selected. Click on Next.

Review the selected features to get install and Click on Install to start the installation.

Once the Hyper-V  Manager feature is completed. Click on Close to close the installation wizard. Since it is just administrative tools installation, you no need to reboot your server for the configuration changes to take effect.

Under Administrative tools, Click on Hyper-V Manger to open Hyper-V management tool.

Right-Click on Hyper-V Mgr and Select “Connect to Server” to connect the local or remote Hyper-V Server.

Enter the remote Hyper-V server computer name or IP address and click on Ok to manage the server remotely.

That’s it. You will be able to manage the remote Hyper-V Server from your Hyper-V Manager management console.

That’s it. We are done with the installation of Hyper-V Manager role on the windows server 2016. I hope this is informative for you. Thanks for reading!!!. Be social and share it i social media, if you feel worth sharing it.