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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, and optimizing the virtual infrastructure.

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Missing “Operating Systems” on SCVMM

We have System Center Virtual Machine Manager version 1807 installed (both on the management server and our remote consoles) and fully up to date. Each VM running in our data center, along with ...
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Last powered off date for a vm in Hyper-V 2016

In Hyper-V 2012 when we had the configuration of a vm in the xml format, one could look up the last_powered_off_time node in the vm's configuration .xml file: <last_powered_off_time type="integer"&...
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Is it possible to rollback a migration from Hyper-V to Azure

I am migrating VMs from Hyper-V to Azure using the integration among SCVMM and the Azure Replication Service. For a given VM, I performed successfully the test failover, I validated the outcome, I ...
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Cannot add Server 2016 Core cluster to SCVMM, Error 410

I'm trying to add a four host, Server 2016 Core Cluster to SCVMM 2016. I keep getting the following error when SCVMM tries to install the agent on all four hosts: Error (410) Agent installation ...
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System center 2016 with VMM un-recommended configuration

​I have Windows 2016 host running with the Hyper-V role running. There will only be a few VM's running and there's less than 10 actual users so activity will be minimal. I have 3 options from ...
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Hyper-V Network Virtualization: NVGRE gateway: NAT error

I have a Hyper-V 2016 cluster with different nodes. This cluster is managed by SCVMM 2016. We make use of Hyper-V Network Virtualization with 5 NVGRE gateways. This cluster runs 400 VM's in 200 ...
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Microsoft SDN service templates deployment and editing

I’m playing around SCVMM 2016 SDN Express to see if I’d be able to deploy VMM SDN within my lab using PowerShell scripts. I don't have much practice in things like these, so please bear with me 😊 ...
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SCVMM 2016 console not loading after UR3 (?)

I'm managing several servers with SCVMM, and just the other day the VMM console lost connection to the server, and is now refusing to connect. I think it coincided with the CU3 update that came over ...
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Do GUIRunOnce and product key in a VM template work in SCVMM? If so, why are my VMs being spun up not activated?

I'm using SCVMM v3.2.8224 to manage dozens of VMs that run Windows Server 2012 R2 (both Standard and Datacenter). In each VM template's OS properties, I've inputted the pertinent product key from here....
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Do we need SCVMM in order to test Storage Spaces Direct in Windows Server 2016?

I've installed in our lab three Windows Server 2016 Datacenter edition. Each server has five SAS drives and we'll purchase a few SSDs for the servers. Right now we are testing our infrastructure and ...
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Unable to add a subsequent node on a VMM HA Cluster

Due to assortment of problems, a planned VMM Cluster was only created with a single node. When the second node was later added and joined to the cluster, VMM could not be installed. The following ...
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SCVMM P2V Error ID: 3503 - Zero Hyper V Host Memory Issue despite enough Memory?

VMM P2V Wizard - Error Screen - After this screen when pressing Next this Error Msg pops up Not enough memory available. Total memory on the host is 0 MB. Remaining memory for use by existing and new ...
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Automatic on premise server deployment

I'm new to automatic deployment and would like guidance from experts on the the best way to efficiently deploy approximately 75 vms (both windows and linux vms) on 7 vmware esxi 5.5 hosts (All hosts ...
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Any variation of SCVMM or prev gen VMM product that can run as guest on a Hyper V VM under Server 2008?

I just downloaded and tried the SCVMM 2012 Evaluation VHDs and realized that the Document mentioned 2008 R2 as a VM Host (probably as a minimum). Is there a variation/ previous generation product in ...
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HyperV host UUID is not updated in VMM

I made some changes to HyperV host SMBIOS that caused host UUID change. The problem that in VMM I still see old host UUID (in host properties and in Get-SCVMHost). I tried to restart VMM service and ...
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how to reassociates failed HV node with HV Cluster using Failover Cluster Manager or SCVMM 2012 R2?

I am having 7 node Hyper-V cluster (Window Server 2012 R2 Data Center Edition) created using Failover Cluster Manager. Later on I have added this cluster in VMM 2012 R2. Suddenly there was some ...
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Automatically run PowerShell script at first boot

We use Hyper-V + SCVMM to host Windows Server 2012 (R2) virtual machines. Currently our deployment procedure includes a lot of PowerShell commands that we have to copy/paste after the VMM template is ...
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Why does New-SCVirtualNetworkAdapter fail for VMs with names longer than 64 characters?

I have 2 identical VMs, the first has a relatively short name while the 2nd has a name with 65 characters. Why does New-SCVirtualNetworkAdapter succeed for the first but fail for the 2nd? New-...
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Installing SCVMM from a domain controller

I'm trying to install SCVMM on a Windows Server 2012 R2, this server is not the domain controller. I have another Windows Server 2012 R2 that is the domain controller. I have read that it is not ...
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SATA vs SAS vs SSD for Virtual Machine Automation

We're using SCVMM and Hyper-V hosts to manage our Automated VM environments. Currently we have two servers with 3 7.2k consumer drives each (one for host OS/Storage, two for VMs). It's hard to say ...
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powershell command to get a list of all the snapshot in vmm (hyper-v)

i am using below script to get snapshot which are associated with my particular VM, but i am getting only recent snapshot information , can someone correct me in below script - $vmcheck = Get-VM -...
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Want to get checkpoint details for particular VM through “VMM PowerShell Script” activity

i have orchestrator with service manager installed . now i want to give facility to my developers to get checkpoint information about respective VMs (particular) from SMportal so that they can revert ...
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Powershell script failing when executed from Azure Site Recovery Plan

$username = "username" $password = convertto-securestring "*****" -asplaintext -force $cred = new-object -typename System.Management.Automation.PSCredential -argumentlist $username, $password $...
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Give console access to non-admin user in SCVMM 2012 R2

Is it possible to allow a non-admin user to connect to the local console of a virtual machine through System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2012 R2? As far as I can tell, Application Admin would ...
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How to show degraded pool under SCVMM?

Does SCVMM show degraded pool information? When a disk, which is part of a storage pool, goes down, therefore changing the pool status, where and how can I see this information under SCVMM? Server ...
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Struggling to convert VMware ESX Hosts to Hyper-V

I've been struggling to convert a VMWare ESX Server to Hyper-V now for a couple of days. I've tried MVMC 3.1 without success, and are trying SCVMM to do it, but I've run into a wall again. MVMC 3.1 ...
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Is there away to rename a VM in System Centre Virtual Machine Manager 2012 R2?

I have a VM in SCVMM that the VM name no longer reflects the name of the OS. OS had to be renamed, and now the VM in SCVMM name is incorrect, and it's greyed out so I can't rename it. Is there any ...
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Storage Migration Using System Center Virtual Machine Manager

I have 2 sites with 2 Hyper-V clusters. I'm running System Center VMM in Dublin which monitors my servers in the USA. If I want to do a storage migration from one LUN to another on my USA cluster, ...
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Upgrade from SCVMM 2012 R2 Preview to SCVMM 2012 R2

I currently have Microsoft System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager the R2 Preview version, 3.1.7245.0. I need to upgrade it to the actual R2, non-preview, version 3.2.7510.0. Without ...
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SCVMM 2012 SP1 migration Error 2911

When trying to migrate a VM Guest from one cluster to another the Live Migration fails with Error 2911. There are insufficient resources available on host. There are 500GB of RAM free, 2TB of storage ...
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ls SCVMM 2008 R2 supported on Server 2012?

We currently have SCVMM 2008 R2 on a Server 2008 R2 PC. We are looking to upgrade the server to Server 2012 (possibly R2). Is Server 2012/Server 2012 R2 a supported or compatible operating system to ...
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SCVMM 2012 R2 - unable to connect to VM console

I've added a Server 2012 R2 host to VMM 2012 R2, and created a VM on it. When I right-click on the VM and try to connect to the console, I get: "This computer can't connect to the remote computer. ...
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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 on ...
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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 (...