System Center Virtual Machine Manager helps enable centralized management of physical and virtual IT infrastructure, increased server utilization, and dynamic resource optimization across multiple virtualization platforms. It includes end-to-end capabilities such as planning, deploying, managing, ...

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SCVMM 2012 R2, single logical network both on trunk and access port

I've got a rack with a number of servers, both new and old.. The infrastructure we have uses 4 different networks for different purposes (e.g. Internet, AD, SQL and iSCSI) Newer servers have 8 NICs, ...
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Why can't I assign hardware and guest os profiles to servers in the new SCVMM 2012 Service Templates?

Trying to learn SCVMM 2012, but I'm confused about how Guest OS and Hardware Profiles work with the new 2012 Service Templates. I create a Hardware Profile and a Guest OS Profile. Then I open the ...
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Maximum size of a virtual pool in SCVMM 2012R2

I have a Windows Server 2012 R2 running SCVMM 2012 R2 and an over-committed virtual storage pool. In Server Manager the capacity of this storage pool is 128TB which translates to 140TiB which makes ...
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Installing SCVMM on a VM and use it to manage the hypervisor hosting that VM (for a lab)

I know this would be unacceptable for a production deployment, but I have only one beefy server I can use for lab test\learning. Here is what I am planning: Install Hyper-V Server 2012 R2 on the ...
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SCVMM 2012 R2 - Installing Virtual Switch Fails with Error 2916

So I've been attempting to teach myself SCVMM 2012 and Hyper-V Server 2012 R2, and I seem to have hit a snag. I've connected my Hyper-V Host to SCVMM 2012 successfully, and created a logical network, ...
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Extract Summary property from VMM with PowerShell

I have a Windows Server 2008R2 running SCVMM 2012. I successfully removed a virtual machine, according to the Jobs output from VMM, as seen in this screenshot. As you can see, the VM has a red ...
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VM freezing during WinPE boot up

Got SCVMM 2012 R2 up and running, created a single VM w/ dynamic memory (512MB-4096MB) and a 40GB dynamic disk. The host is configured for NIC Teaming using switch independent configuration. I setup ...
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Error 26101: SSL certificate common name invalid

I have 3 systems with similar configuration: Windows Server Datacenter 2008R2 MS System Center 2012 connected to a storage array On 2 systems I can add the storage provider from VMM without any ...
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How to set BMC authentication key for SCVMM host?

I am trying to configure my hosts in SCVMM to use IPMI to allow shutting down and powering on from the SCVMM console. The servers are Dell R710, and have iDRAC6 enterprise cards, running Server ...
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Virtual Machine IP address type changed from static to dynamic

I am testing VMM in a lab environment, I have one VM host machine with one physical network adapter that has been allocated an IP address in the 192.168.1.0/24 subnet on a router. I have create ...
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Can't start VM on Hyper-V 2008R2 cluster

I have a Server 2008R2 Hyper-V cluster with 2 nodes. They use a CSV on a SAN. I use SCVMM to manage them. We recently had several crashes that caused a failover, making virtual machines die and ...
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Adding existing Host to SCVMM: Error 2912

When trying to add an existing Hyper-V-Host to SCVMM I get the following error: Error (2912) An internal error has occurred trying to contact an agent on the %serverName%. (Unknown error ...
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What solutions are available for having a client boot straight into a Windows VDI?

I don't have much experience with enterprise level Virtual Desktop management (yet). I'm looking for a Microsoft solution if one exists, but all valid answers would be appreciated. The scenario is ...
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Unable to add Hyper-v host in different domain

I have a SCVMM2012SP1 server sitting on a dual homed host, this server has connectivity to both our BE and CORP facing networks. I am able to add hosts in DOMAIN1 but not from DOMAIN2. The VM that ...
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Private networks with SCVMM 2012 SP1 and Hyper-V

In my lab I have two hyper-v host running Windows 2012 server. For lab and test purposes I want to have private networks that are available on both hosts, and where the VMs on those networks are able ...
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VMM 2012 Self Service Users and VLAN tagging

I have a Production network in VMM 2012 that has a trunk from the managed ProCurve switch (running VLANs) to the guest VM nic. The connection from switch to Hyper-V guest network is a trunk carrying ...
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VMM 2012 Error 20552 - For ISO share VMM does not have appropriate permissions to access the resource

I have included an ISO network share in my VMM 2012 library by: Library servers -> Add Library Share -> Add Unmanaged Share. I then selected the file share e.g \fs1\ISO I set the share permissions ...
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Hyper-V/SCVMM 2012 VLAN ID's not working

I am having issues getting multiple VLAN's set up on my Hyper-V cluster. Here is the scenario; I need to have 2 separate (potentially more in the future) VLAN's to span across the Hyper-V ...
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Virtual Machine Manager Set Logical Network with VLAN tag

I have been running Hyper-V and setting VLAN tags on my NICs, this has been working great to partition the guest traffic between VLANs on my switch/router, such as SERVERS, LAB-A, LAB-B and so forth ...
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When deleting a VM added to a domain, does SCVMM remove the machine from the domain?

I have created several machines from a template and each one has automatically been added to my set domain. On deletion of the machines, are the machines removed from the domain or are the now ...
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Bad Image error when opening SCVMM Admin Console

I have recently installed SCVMM onto a Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard box following the instructions on MSDN. This is being installed using a virtual ISO emulator rather than a DVD. The initial ...
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SCVMM 2012 SP1 P2V Conversion

I was wondering if anyone can help with this. I have SCVMM 2012 SP1, and I want to do a P2V conversion of a 2008 R2 server with a number of hard drives, both interval as well as DAS. I do not have ...
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SCVMM 2012 SP1 Migration Error

I have a host grouping of several nearly-identical host machines running WS08R2 SP1. They are all running direct-attached storage of different sizes/raid types. They were running VMM08R2, but I've ...
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Join VM to specific Active Directory OU using System Center VMM 2012 Guest OS Profile

We use System Center 2012 Virtual Machine Manager to deploy VMs to our Hyper-V servers. We are starting to use the VM and Service templates to automate our system deployments, but one step we need to ...
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Removing and reinstalling System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2012

I initially setup hyper-v on a single server with a FC SAN. I configured it as a failover cluster with just the one server in it, using cluster shared volumes for the VMs, knowing I'd expand later. ...
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There are currently no network adapters with network optimization available

I'm setting up a 2 node Hyper-V cluster and when I try to migrate a virtual from one host to the other via VMM, I get a "There are currently no network adapters with network optimization available" ...
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VMM 2012 on a virtual machine Windows 2012, on a physical host running Windows 2008 R2

I have read that VMM 2012 requires Windows Server 2012 to run on. I am trying to determine if it is possible to run VMM 2012 on a virtual machine with Windows Server 2012, that is actually hosted on ...
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Systems Center service template including AD

I'm trying to design an SCVMM (2012 SP1) service template that contains several machines joined in a domain, but the trick is that the very domain controller is also in the template. Ie. the template ...
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SCVMM 2012 SP1 - “Isolate using Hyper-V network virtualization” grayed out

I want to create a VM Network which is isolated. But the option "Isolate using Hyper-V network virtualization" is grayed out. Why?
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Virtual Machine Manager 2012 is showing 0% CPU usage

When trying to do some science to answer this question, I took a Windows 7 guest on a Server 2008 R2 host being managed by SCVMM 2012 and ran Prime95 on it to just generate some CPU usage. Here's the ...
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Virtual Machine Manager 2012 CPU Average

What exactly is the CPU Average field in VMM 2012 showing me? I'm running Server 2008 R2 with VMM 2012. My server has 2x16 core CPUs installed. An example virtual machine has 4 virtual processors, ...
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Test P2V with SCVMM

I am trying to convert a physical server 2003 server to a virtual machine. I am using System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2 (Workgroup Edition) on a Microsoft Server 2008 R2 Data center ...
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Can I run SCVMM 2012 and SCDPM 2012 on the same server?

We have a small environment where a dedicated System Center Data Protection Manager 2012 server is used to back up everything; the server has no performance problems and plenty of hardware resources ...
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Where should SCVMM be installed?

We have 2 Hyper-V servers running in a small office, and are looking at using SCVMM for managing VMs. I have used SCVMM before, but only in test environments, and I have always installed it on a VM. ...
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VMM 2012 Adding Hosts in Trusted Forest

I have two forests with a two way trust between them. VMM 2012 sits in ForestA and I can discover hosts in ForestA with no issue. When I try to discover hosts in ForestB I hit one of two issues: If ...
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VMM Error: 1604 Cannot Access Virtual Machine Manager

I keep getting the error: You cannot access Virtual Machine Manager server localhost. Cantact the Virtual Machine Manager administrator to verify that your account is a member of a valid user role ...
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Move snapshots between machines

I have two VMs one(VM2) was created from a template of the other(VM1). I added VM1 to SCVMM library without cloning it first, now I can't access it, deploy it, or create VMs using it. To create VM2 I ...
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Installing Ubuntu guest crashes Hyper-V host

I have a weird problem that I don't even know where to begin diagnosing. Trying to install Ubuntu to a VM locks up the host system! My setup is: Dell R715 server, dual 16 core AMD opteron ...
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TFS 2010 and SCVMM to manage snapshots

I have a VM with TFS 2010 and SCVMM 2008 installed on (I know you're told not to do that). I have SCVMM linked to the host and that's working good, and have configured the scvmm on the lab management ...
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System Center 2012 VMM UI is very slow

I've recently setup system center 2012 a new server 2008 r2 server which I'm using for virtual machines. Everything seems to be working fine, and the virtual machines are nice and fast. But the ...
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SCVMM 2008 R2 Powershell Commands

I am running SCVMM 2008 R2 with 3 hosts. Right now I am patching the hosts, so I am running the command disable-vmhost hostA -MoveWithinCluster Is there a command that I can run or switch I can ...
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SCVMM P2V conversion slow

I am trying to run some P2V conversions using SCVMM 2012 Release Candidate. The source machines are Windows Server 2008 SP2 hosts in a local network. The destination is a Hyper-V 2008 R2 SP1. ...
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Limiting the amount of guests on a Hyper-V host

Is anyone aware of a way to limit the number of hosts allowed on single Hyper-V host? Either by quantity or resource usage? We are planning on using SCVMM and MS Lab Manager for a development lab ...
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P2V imaging bandwidth utilization when SCVMM and the vhost are on different remote networks

We have a remote location that is connected to our central infrastructure via a 2.4 Mbps TLS connection. There is a Windows Server 2003 SP1 domain controller at that location that we would like to ...
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Creating VMs fails on “Install VM Components” from a template using SCVMM 2008 R2

We are using System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2 trying to allow creation of VMs using templates. The two computers involved are HQ-VMM1 (Server 2008 R2 Enterprise SP1, running SCVMM) and ...
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Cannot uninstall SCVMM R2 - Error code 256

When I attempt to uninstall SCVMM R2 I receive an error complaining about help/license.rtf. Has anyone seen this issue?
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SCVMM Installation Requirements for a Hyper-V Environment

I have 3 hosts (+1 for management with windows 7) and I would like to implement virtualisation on the Hyper-V platform. I downloaded Hyper-V Server 2008 R2. Can the SCVMM be installed on windows 7 ...
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Windows 2008 R2 Hyper V Performance

We would like to monitor/view our performance on all Virtual machines running on our Windows 2008 R2 Hyper V Server. We need the ability to view common stats live on the server and also be able to ...
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Can the same Hyper-V hosts be added to multiple servers running System Center Virtual Machine Manager?

I have 2 Hyper-V host servers. One of the hosts is running a guest that runs the current existing System Center Virtual Machine Manager instance for my virtualization setup. I now have an external ...
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Hyper-V host w/SCVMM & Backup Excec

I wanted to get any feedback with installing Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager on our Hyper-V host that also has Symantec Backup Exec 2010. Our host is running as a member of the ...