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How to list Hyper-V virtual machines on datastore/cluster storage with vmm

Posted on 2014-10-08
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I know I can browse to the storage presented to the Hyper-V server with the filesystem and list virtual machine names that are stored there. I can propably write a powershell script to list what vms are on each storage too. What I want to know is if there is a way to list what virtual machines are running on a particular storage in vmm?
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by:gheist
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In particular there is a way to list open files and processes on any particular storage.
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I am not sure what way you are thinking about, could you be more specific? I was hoping for a solution through VMM, buty all other suggestions are welcome.
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by:Shabarinath Ramadasan
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Hi Itnifl,

Did you tried my Powershell script for Hyper-V Dashboard?

http://insidevirtualization.com/hyperv3/hyper-v-dashboard-v-3-3-released/

Cheers
Shaba
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sysinternals.com, a site ran by microsoft, hosts couple of tools to list open files in a window or in command line
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Another option is to try this.

Get-Cluster |Get-ClusterNode |Foreach {Get-VM -ComputerName $_.Name |Where {$_.Path -match "Volume1"}}
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