What is Guest Services Hyper-V Integration Service?

What is Guest Services Hyper-V Integration Service?

Q:. What is the new Guest services integration service in Windows Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V?

A: Several integration services are available for virtual machines (VMs) such as time synchronization, heartbeat, backup, OS shutdown, and data exchange. In Windows Server 2012 R2, a new integration service has been added, Guest services. Guest services enables the copying of files to a VM using WMI APIs or using the new Copy-VMFile Windows PowerShell cmdlet.

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