Sending messages and commands to a Hyper-V Virtual Machine Guest OS using the KVP Exchange

Part 1: Overview Hyper-V virtual machines regularly need to communicate bits of information back to the Hyper-V hosts. Items like the current IP address, Operating System version, guest integration components version, etc. Sometimes the Hyper-V host also needs to send messages to the VM Guest OS (like issuing a Shutdown command). Hyper-V has built in…

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