Hyper-V, codenamed Viridian, is a Microsoft software to create Virtual Machines (VMs) on Windows systems. Lansweeper scans both the virtual host and guest machines. The guest machines are simply scanned as Windows, Linux or Mac computers. The host machine will show hardware information, along with a summary of the Windows guest machines.

Scanned Hyper-V Information

Lansweeper will retrieve detailed information from Hyper-V servers, such as:

  • Installed guest machines
  • Network: virtual adapters
  • Installed antivirus
  • Manufacturer and model
  • Memory, Processor, Motherboard
  • Disks and remaining space
  • Active Directory OU

Guest Machines

Guest machines are shown as a separate category below the general details of the Hyper-V asset page. Here, you can click through to the asset pages of individual guest computers. These return as much information as any other Windows computer, but also show the host server so you can click through from one asset to the other.

On the host server page, you will see the following information per guest Windows system:

  • Online status
  • Name
  • Status
  • Memory
  • Domain

Network Interfaces

The server's asset page lists network interfaces at the bottom of the page. Here, you find a table of ports along with additional information, such as the connection speed and MTU (maximum transmission unit).

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