Since managing it remotely in anon domain environment is a pain in the neck and I’ll have to setup quite a few servers in the next couple of weeks, here a quick ‘how to’ mange Hyper-V Server 2016 remotely.


  1. Run
  1. Configure Remote Management + ping (Opt. 4 -> Opt. 4 -> Opt. 1)

  2. Enabled Remote Desktop (Opt. 7 -> e -> Opt. 2)

  3. Run this command to allow RDP through the server’s firewall:

netsh advfirewall firewall set rule group="remote desktop" new enable=Yes
  1. Launch Powershell and execute this command:
Install-WindowsFeature –Name Hyper-V –IncludeManagementTools –Restart




  1. Add an entry to the hostfile as you can not add a Hyper-V server via IP


  1. Run -> dcomcnfg, right-click on ‘My Computer’ -> Properties -> COM Security Tab -> Access Permissions -> Edit Limits -> Anonymous Logon -> Allow ‘Local & Remote’ Access


cmdkey /add:<HostServerName> /user:<AdminUsername> /pass:"<Password>"
  1. Install the RSAT Tools for your Operating system. Open the Server Manager and add the Hyper-V host as a server.

  2. You should get a permission error, run the following command:

Set-Item wsman:\localhost\Client\TrustedHosts <HostServerName> -Concatenate -Force

Now you should be able to remote manage / create / edit your Hyper-V Server.