Debian Jessie Hyper-V

The Hyper-V modules are already integrated:

We just need to install the 4.2 Kernel and the Hyper-V Daemons for KVP, VSS and FCOPY integration.

Add jessie backports:

Install kernel and hyper-v daemons:


After the reboot you should see the daemons running:

The KVP daemon need also aditional shell scripts, create these scripts to /usr/bin:

Testing the Hyper-V Tools

To test the KVP functionality run this script here on the Hyper-V host:

To test the fcopy functionality copy a file from the Hyper-V host to the VM, use powershell on the Hyper-V host (Debian8VM is the VM):

On the VM you should see now the test.txt file located in the /tmp/ directory

To test the VSS functionality use the wbadmin backup tool with powershell on the Hyper-V host (Debian8VM ist the VM):