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Hyper-V Security by Andy Syrewicze, Eric Siron

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Chapter 3. Securing Virtual Machines from the Hypervisor

As the container for the virtual machines, the hypervisor is the natural starting point when you begin the task of securing guests. Much like the previous chapter, many of the techniques used are along the lines of those you'd use in other contexts. In this case, instead of following the common practices to secure hosts, you'll be working on securing an application. This application is Hyper-V.

In this chapter, we'll be discussing the following:

  • Using the Hyper-V Administrators group
  • Leveraging PowerShell Remoting
  • Using custom PowerShell Remoting endpoints

Using the Hyper-V Administrators group

Beginning with the 2012 series of servers, Hyper-V Server or any Windows Server with the Hyper-V role ...

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