Using MindConnect Software Agent's Hyper-V VM

This chapter will give some information about MindConnect Software Agent's Hyper-V VM and how to use it in Windows Hyper-V-Manager.

Opening the VM

To open MindConnect-SoftwareAgent VM , start Windows Hyper-V-Manager and connect MindConnect-SoftwareAgent VM.

Autostart

MindConnect Software Agent's VM will be configured during installation process and automatically restarts after the restart of Windows host.

System restart

In Windows Hyper-V Manager, restart the MindConnect Software Agent manually. To restart the VM, click the following button:

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System shutdown

In Windows Hyper-V Manager, shut down the MindConnect Software Agent manually. To shut down the VM, click the following button:

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Troubleshooting

Black screen is shown

If the system is running for a while with a black screen, click into the VM or press any key to view system information.

System gets stuck during start-up

If the system is stuck after starting the Hyper-V VM, restart the VM as described above.

MindConnect Software Agent's VM is shut down, before the restart of Windows host

If MindConnect Software Agent's VM is shut down before the restart of Windows host, then the VM must be started manually again.