In a virtualized environment, processes that require an interface between a parent and child partition must do so in a manner that does not compromise the secure operation or isolation of resources in either partition. In Hyper-V, Integration Services (IS) provide support for five unique components that require a secure interface between a parent and child partition. These components include:
Time synchronization service
Key/value pair exchange service
Volume Shadow Copy Service (VSS)
Hyper-V Integration Services are available in a child partition after they are installed in a supported guest operating system. Integration Services communicate with components in the parent partition ...