LKBEN11466: Get-Vm does not return anything on Windows Server 2012R2 HyperV


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LKB | Created: 07-12-2020 | Version: 0 | Language: EN | Rating: 0 | Outdated: False | Marked for deletion: False

Author: Wim Peeters - Keskon GmbH & Co. KG

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Symptom

You do not get any errormessage, just an empty line

Cause

This is because on Windows Server 2012R2 you need to start the powershell with administrator rights

Solution

On Windows Server 2016 an above you get an errormessage when you execute Get-VM in powershell without administrator rights. On Windows Server 2012R2 you do not get any message, just an empty line.

You see some output for Get-VM just start powershell with administrator rights.

About the Author

Wim Peeters is electronics engineer with an additional master in IT and over 30 years of experience including time spent in support, development, consulting, training and database administration. Wim has worked with SQL Server since version 6.5. He has developed in C/C++, Java and C# on Windows and Linux in different European countries and different European languages. He writes knowledge base articles to solve IT problems and publishes them on the Lubby Knowledge Platform where he is one of the most important contributors and the main developer.

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