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Checks the general availability, state and health of the Hyper-V server.

Invoke-IcingaCheckHyperVHealth determines the availability, state and health of the Hyper-V server. It also checks if required Hyper-V services are running including the VMM agent.


To execute this plugin you will require to grant the following user permissions.

WMI Permissions

  • Root\Virtualization\v2
  • Root\Cimv2

Required User Groups

  • Hyper-V Administrator


Argument Type Required Default Description
NoPerfData SwitchParameter false False Disables the performance data output of this plugin
Verbosity Object false 0 Changes the behavior of the plugin output which check states are printed: 0 (default): Only service checks/packages with state not OK will be printed 1: Only services with not OK will be printed including OK checks of affected check packages including Package config 2: Everything will be printed regardless of the check state 3: Identical to Verbose 2, but prints in addition the check package configuration e.g (All must be [OK])
ThresholdInterval String Change the value your defined threshold checks against from the current value to a collected time threshold of the Icinga for Windows daemon, as described here. An example for this argument would be 1m or 15m which will use the average of 1m or 15m for monitoring.


Example Command 1

Invoke-IcingaCheckHyperVHealth -Verbosity 2

Example Output 1

[CRITICAL] Check package "Hyper-V Health Package" (Match All) - [CRITICAL] vmms Communication Status
\_ [CRITICAL] Check package "vmms Status" (Match All)
    \_ [OK] vmms Health State: OK
\_ [OK] Check package "Services Package" (Match All)
    \_ [OK] vmcompute Status: Running
    \_ [OK] vmicguestinterface Status: Stopped
    \_ [OK] vmicheartbeat Status: Stopped
    \_ [OK] vmickvpexchange Status: Stopped
    \_ [OK] vmicrdv Status: Stopped
    \_ [OK] vmicshutdown Status: Stopped
    \_ [OK] vmictimesync Status: Stopped
    \_ [OK] vmicvmsession Status: Stopped
    \_ [OK] vmicvss Status: Stopped
    \_ [OK] vmms Status: Running