Connect to a Hyper-V Virtual Machine.

      vmconnect.exe ServerName VMName [-C count]

      vmconnect.exe ServerName [VMName] -G GUID [-C count]
   -C count 
         Specify an connection iD VMConnect will then stack the VM console windows
         with a small offset so that they are all visible.
         Larger numbers will space the windows further apart.

   -G    Connect using a GUID

A connection may be established both locally on the Hyper-V server or remotely over a network or the internet from a client on which the tool installed. Add Features ➞ Remote Administration Tools ➞ Role Administration Tools ➞ Hyper-V Tools.


Connect to the Virtual Machine 'VM01' on server64:

C:\> VMConnect.exe Server64 VM01

Open 3 VM consoles:

C:\> VMConnect.exe Server64 VM01 -C 1
C:\> VMConnect.exe Server64 VM02 -C 2
C:\> VMConnect.exe localhost "Test Virtual Machine" -C 3

“A hidden connection is stronger than an obvious one” ~ Heraclitus of Ephesus (Greek philosopher)

Related commands

Hyper-V MMC snap-in (GUI).
MSTSC - Terminal Server Connection (Remote Desktop Protocol).
Allowing non-Administrators to control Hyper-V.

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