Category Archive: Virtual Machine Manager (VMM)

Jun 16 2014

Upgrading from SCVMM 2008 R2 to SCVMM 2012 R2

Hi there, me again. System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM) 2012 is out for quite some time now and you are thinking to upgrade your VMM 2008 infrastructure. Don’t rush it, because the upgrade path is not done with just a few clicks. Microsoft made sure this process will be confuse for admins, and I …

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Apr 06 2014

Configuring Distributed Key Management (DKM) in VMM 2012

Before we start digging into the practice stuff, I want to put some theory here so you can at least make an idea what Distributed Key Management or DKM is and why do you need to know how to configure it. VMM encrypts some of the data in the VMM database like the administrator passwords, …

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Aug 12 2012

Adding Hyper-V hosts to System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM) 2012

Adding Hyper-V hosts to VMM 2012 it’s not a difficult process. All you have to do is to follow some wizard steps and you are good to go. I this article I will guide you trough the steps of adding some Hyper-V hosts in VMM 2012.

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May 06 2012

Installing System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM) 2012

I was anxious for the latest version of VMM, so I taught I’ll give it a try here. For those of you that are still using VMM 2008 or 2008 R2 this new version will be so much different, especially on the GUI part. I never had time to really test it and see how …

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Feb 10 2012

Creating virtual machines in SCVMM 2008 R2

For those of you that are just getting started with System Center Virtual Machine¬† Manager 2008 (SCVMM) I think this will be a useful post. After you’re done installing SCVMM is time to create some virtual machines and in this guide I’m going to show you that, so read on.

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Jan 22 2012

Unable to perform the job because…SCVMM 2008 R2 Error 2606

I was trying to do a V2V conversion using SCVMM 2008 R2, and during the conversion I canceled the job. Then the hell came over me, I could not remove the virtual machine from the host any more using VMM console.

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Dec 30 2011

Add Hyper-V hosts to System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM) 2008 R2

To be able to manage Hyper-V hosts in SCVMM first you need to add them to the VMM Server, and this guide is for those of you that have doubts about the process. Those Hyper-V hosts need to be part of the same forest or domain that VMM is part of.

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Dec 30 2011

Installing Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM) 2008 R2

If you are reading this post that means you have a bunch of Hyper-V Servers you need to centralize, create reports and monitor. Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager¬† (SCVMM), part from System Center family can help you with that. You can manage multiple Hyper-V Servers, clone virtual machines on those servers, and more. Not …

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