Is host OS (window) mandatory for all Hyper-V version? RRS feed

  • Question

  • Hi,

    We are planning to develop agent to extract hyper-v information especially the performance data. However, we puzzle and would like to clarify, is Hyper-V must bundle together with Host OS? Is that any scenario where Host OS is not presented then end up below framework or library is not supported

    1. DotNet

    2. MFC

    3. Java

    Appreciate if anyone can clarify this.

    Best Regards,

    Wednesday, May 24, 2017 7:44 AM

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  • Hyper-V is always built on the Windows Kernel.

    The WMI namespace is always the same path except for a v1 (pre 2012) or v2 (post 2012).

    And WMI is the supported way...

    Beyond that, I may have missed your question.

    Brian Ehlert
    Learn. Apply. Repeat.

    Wednesday, May 24, 2017 6:44 PM
  • Hi BrainEh,

    Thanks for your reply.

    We learn there are 2 possible ways in setting up Hyper-V especially for version 2016
    1. Install Window 2016 and add Hyper-V role
    2. Bare metal Hyper-V 2016 Server (without GUI)
    One of my references source -

    Is the 2d setup (Bare metal Hyper-V 2016 Server (without GUI)) support DotNet, MFC or Java as we prefer not to expose our internal program logic through powershell.

    Best Regards,

    Thursday, May 25, 2017 8:53 AM