Get-VMConnectAccess

Gets entries showing users and the virtual machines to which they can connect on one or more Hyper-V hosts.

Syntax

Get-VMConnectAccess
   [[-VMName] <String[]>]
   [-UserName <String[]>]
   [-ComputerName <String[]>]
   [<CommonParameters>]
Get-VMConnectAccess
   [-VMId] <Guid[]>
   [-UserName <String[]>]
   [-ComputerName <String[]>]
   [<CommonParameters>]

Description

The Get-VMConnectAccess cmdlet gets entries showing users and the virtual machines to which they can connect on one or more Hyper-V hosts. This cmdlet is intended for use in providing other applications with the appropriate permissions required to initiate a session with the Virtual Machine Connection protocol. Examples of such applications are Virtual Machine Manager.

Examples

Example 1

PS C:\> Get-VMConnectAccess

This command gets a list of all the users who have access to connect to any virtual machine on the local computer. The example assumes that the Grant-VMConnectAccess has been run previously for at least one user account.

Example 2

PS C:\> Get-VMConnectAccess -VMName VM1

This command gets a list of all the users who have access to connect to virtual machine VM1. The example assumes that the Grant-VMConnectAccess has been run previously for at least one user account for virtual machine VM1.

Example 3

PS C:\> Get-VMConnectAccess -UserName CONTOSO\John

This command gets a list of all the virtual machines on the local computer that user Contoso\John has access to connect to. The example assumes that the Grant-VMConnectAccess has been run previously to grant access to Contoso\John.

Required Parameters

-VMId

Specifies the unique identifier of a virtual machine for which connect access entries are being sought.

Type:Guid[]
Position:0
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:True (ByPropertyName, ByValue)
Accept wildcard characters:False

Optional Parameters

-ComputerName

Specifies one or more virtual machine hosts on which connect access entries are being sought. NetBIOS names, IP addresses, and fully-qualified domain names are allowable. The default is the local computer - use "localhost" or a dot (".") to specify the local computer explicitly.

Type:String[]
Position:Named
Default value:.
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False
-UserName

Specifies the user or users for whom connect access entries are being sought, in one of the following forms:

Local User Account:

 john

 ComputerName\john

Domain User Account:

 CONTOSO\john

 Contoso.com\john

User Principal Name (UPN):

 john@contoso.com

Security Identifier:

 S-1-5-21-3165297888-301567370-576410423-1103
Type:String[]
Aliases:UserId, Sid
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:True (ByPropertyName)
Accept wildcard characters:False
-VMName

Specifies the name of the virtual machine for which connect access entries are being sought.

Type:String[]
Position:0
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:True (ByValue)
Accept wildcard characters:False

Outputs

Microsoft.HyperV.PowerShell.VMConnectAce