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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 !


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.


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


Give it a try !

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