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Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Free Veeam Task Manager for Hyper-V

Not long ago, we ‘ve talked about Veeam Hyper-V management pack in this post and we are impressed with Veeam Task Manager.

Guess what news just came in? Yes !

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Veeam has make “Veeam Task Manager for Hyper-V” as standalone and available FREE. We just downloaded it and the size just 550 KB. You can use it as stand alone performance monitoring tool.

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So remember, Don’t use “Windows Task Manager” to monitor Hyper-V performance

You can install this on

  • Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Windows 8.1
  • Windows Server 2012
  • Windows 8
  • Windows 7

Using this tool, it can support

  • Windows Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V
  • Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V

Just open port 445, to allow connection from Computer running Veeam Task Manager for Hyper-V to Hyper-V Host.

In order to connect to a Hyper-V Host, make sure you have credential with the permission:-

  • Local Administrator on the host or
  • A user added to the Performance Log User Group on the host

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Give it a try !

Credit to Mike Resseler (our MVP Hyper-V peer) who just make this announcement.

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