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In my case scenario example, this is the Server running the Hyper-V virtual machine(s):

luis@Fresoncio:~$ sudo nmap 172.18.25.5

Starting Nmap 7.40 ( https://nmap.org ) at 2017-12-07 22:30 UTC
Nmap scan report for 172.18.25.5
Host is up (0.00039s latency).
Not shown: 997 filtered ports
PORT      STATE SERVICE
135/tcp   open  msrpc
2179/tcp  open  vmrdp
49154/tcp open  unknown
MAC Address: 48:43:5A:1E:96:5C (Huawei Technologies)

Nmap done: 1 IP address (1 host up) scanned in 57.06 seconds

I know the IP of the running virtual machine(s), and I can access to all of them without problems.

How can I access to the Hyper-V Server in order to manage it by using Linux?

Both GUI and console methods accepted.

Further Info obtained by researching:

  • FreeRDP is expected to work on Windows (claimed Update: Now with Windows Server / Hyper-V Server 2012 R2 support. here), Linux and MacOS, but the docs about how to use it are not detailed enough for me, and have no examples. Some step-by-step explanation based on my above data example or link to tutorials would be great.
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To connect from Linux or Mac OS X using an old version of xfreerdp:

xfreerdp –ignore-certificate –no-nego -u "user" –pcb "vmguid" -t 2179 "hypervhost"

Newer command tested on freerdp 2.0.0-rc1:

xfreerdp /vmconnect:vmguid /u:user /cert-ignore /v:hypervhost

user -- user with Hyper-V Administrator rights
vmguid -- GUID for the VM, can be obtained with Get-VM vmname | select id
hypervhost -- hostname of Hyper-V server

For more information on using old versions of freerdp:
https://cloudbase.it/using-freerdp-to-connect-to-the-hyper-v-console/

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