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Management for Hyper-V and Azure

5nine Manager 6.1 NEW

Free Edition

  • Manage Windows Server Core and Hyper-V Server with a GUI
  • Manage multiple Microsoft hypervisor versions from ONE console
  • Connect to all VMs with a Guest Connection View
Product Datasheet Getting Started Guide
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Features

Microsoft
Hyper-V
Manager

5nine Manager
Free Edition

5nine
Manager

5nine Manager
with Antivirus

Price of the license per host*

Free

Free

Starts at

$199

Starts at

$249

VM creation and editing

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

VM access via Guest Console

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Replication

Yes

No

Yes

Yes

“Shared nothing” live migration

Yes

No

Yes

Yes

Storage migration

Yes

No

Yes

Yes

Multiple Hyper-V Versions Support

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

Local GUI on Windows Server Core and Microsoft Hyper-V Server

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

VMs Guest connection views through enchanced FreeRDP NEW or Microsoft controls

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

RDP Connection to VMs 

No

Yes

Yes

Yes

VM’s filtering/quick search

No

No

Yes

Yes

Low disk space notification

No

No

Yes

Yes

Virtual Transfer Disk

No

No

Yes

Yes

VM status icons

No

No

Yes

Yes

VM management operations logging

No

No

Yes

Yes

Dynamic Optimization NEW

No

No

Yes

Yes

Integrated Sysprep ToolNEW

No

No

Yes

Yes

Enhanced VM TemplatesNEW

No

No

Yes

Yes

Live Migration between Cluster nodes

No

No

Yes

Yes

Real-time monitoring with alerts

No

No

Yes

Yes

System Status Report

No

No

Yes

Yes

Integrated Best Practices Analyzer

No

No

Yes

Yes

Integrated Hyper-V Logs

No

No

Yes

Yes

Set VM’s IP from the management console

No

No

Yes

Yes

Agentless antivirus

No

No

No

Yes

VM Active Protection

No

No

No

Yes

* - 5nine Manager and 5nine Manager with Antivirus licenses are available for 1, 2 and 3 years of maintenance and support.

Licensing options

  • 5nine Manager Free Edition supports 2 hosts for remote management.
  • 5nine Manager perpetual license is available per host with annual maintenance and support.
  • 5nine Manager with Antivirus is licensed per host and contains a perpetual license for 5nine Manager and an annual subscription license for Antivirus extension.
  • Upgrade to 5nine Manager with Antivirus is available upon request.

5nine Manager - Free Edition provides a local Graphical User Interface for Windows Server (including Server Core) and Microsoft Hyper-V Server. The Free Edition of 5nine Manager support multiple versions of Hyper-V (Windows Server 2012 R2 / Hyper-V Server 2012 R2 / Windows Server 2012 / Hyper-V Server 2012 / Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 / Hyper-V Server 2008 R2 SP1) from a single management console, remotely or locally.

It is an ideal Hyper-V management solution for all Microsoft virtualization environments.

You can use it when Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SC VMM), or even Hyper-V Manager are not available for GUI-less Core or Free editions of Windows Server, or Microsoft Hyper-V Server.

What’s new in 5nine Manager 6.1 - Free Edition

  • Simplified VM Management with Sortable Table Parameters NEW – Customize the display parameters for virtual machines, allowing you to focus on the most important metrics for your business. Now you can organize your view by virtual machine OS, type, and more. This additional information about the properties of each VM provides easier sorting, insight and centralized management.

What’s new in 5nine Manager 6.0 - Free Edition

  • Enhanced FreeRDP connection view NEW

What’s new in 5nine Manager 5.2 - Free Edition

  • Bandwidth management - sets limits on network bandwidth in terms of a minimum and maximum amount of megabites per second (Mbps)

What’s new in 5nine Manager 5.1 - Free Edition

  • E-mail notifications for operations with Virtual Machines
  • Pass-through disks support - ability to attach a physical drive to a VM

What’s new in 5nine Manager 5.0 - Free Edition

  • Automated virtual machine (VM) provisioning
  • VMs Guest connection views through FreeRDP or Microsoft controls
  • Group operations for multiple VMs

Features

  • Manage Microsoft Hyper-V on Windows Server 2012 R2 / 2012 / 2008 R2 SP1 and Windows 8, virtual networks and virtual machines from a single interface
  • A local Graphical User Interface for Windows Server and Microsoft® Hyper-V Server, including:
    • Generation 2 VM support for Windows Server 2012 R2
    • Sort VMs
    • Group operations with VMs
    • Moving a host to another datacenter group
    • Fast support information collection for technical support
  • Virtual Machines Guest Connection View – Remotely connect, view and administer individual Virtual Machines
    • Select Guest Connection View client: Microsoft or FreeRDP
    • RDP connection to VMs
  • Virtual Clipboard
  • VM Disk Management
    • Pass-through disks support - ability to attach a physical drive to a VM
  • Manager Hyper-V settings:
    • IOPS throttling that allows to limit I/O operations of individual Virtual Machine to improve overall system performance
    • Legacy network adapter support
    • MAC address spoofing support
    • Advanced settings: CPU compatibility, NUMA, Network
  • Additional features are only available in our full version of 5nine Manager

5nine Manager version 6.0 - Free Edition

If you would like to download version 6.0 of 5nine Manager, please click here.

System Requirements

Supported Operating Systems

Local and remote management:

  • Windows Server
    • Windows Server 2012 R2
    • Windows Server 2012 R2 Core
    • Windows Server 2012
    • Windows Server 2012 Core
    • Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1
    • Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 Core
  • Microsoft Hyper-V Server
    • Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2012 R2
    • Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2012
    • Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2008 R2 SP1
  • Windows 8.x
    • Windows 8.1 with Hyper-V role enabled
    • Windows 8 with Hyper-V role enabled

Remote management only (allows managing different versions of Hyper-V hosts from one Windows Client):

  • Windows
    • Windows 8.1 x64
    • Windows 8 x64
    • Windows 7 x64

Prerequisites

  • .NET Framework 4.5 or higher

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What our clients say

"We recommend and install 5nine Manager on all our clients' systems. It makes managing Hyper-V server easy and ensures we can always get access to the domain controller if there is a problem."

Mark Dutton, Datamerge

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