January, 2009

  • SCVMM Releases Management Pack Update

    Brief Description The System Center Virtual Machine Manager (VMM) 2008 Management Pack for System Center Operations Manager 2007 monitors availability of all components of VMM 2008 and the availability, health, and performance of all virtual machines...
  • Host: Needs Attention

    Since we have so many people either trying out SCVMM for the first time or new to the product, I wanted to take just a minute and discuss what is one of the most common calls that we see here in CSS. That is, once SCVMM is installed and you add a new...
  • WinRM Troubleshooting

    Jonathon Jordan has written a great article on troubleshooting WinRM on his blog site. SCVMM relies heavily on underlying components such as WinRM and WMI. So I highly recommend that everyone take a look at both his site and this article . Send all appreciation...
  • P2V Conversion and the Source Computer

    I was recently working on an issue where after performing a successful P2V conversion, we would experience intermittent timeouts while trying to connect to or ping the new VM. We verified the IP address of the new VM, checked the DNS records, cleared...
  • KB969269 - VMM Admin Console crashes with errors 19999 and 1 as logged in VM Manager

    Anyone ever had problems with the admin console crashing? How about the crash happening each time the admin console refreshes? Or perhaps troubleshooting has identified that the problem only occurs when a particular host is refreshed? Ever wonder why...
  • SCVMM 2008 Installation Step-by-Step

    The uploaded file contains step-by-step instructions on how to install SCVMM 2008 including the hardware and software requirements. Please click on the link below to download the complete document.
  • Installation Error - ComputerNameInvalid (403)

    Issue Unable to complete VMM2008 installation Error message “Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 has stopped working" Things to check 1. Is the account used to install VMM2008 a member of local admins group? http...
  • VMSetupConfigurationError (257)

    Issue The following error message may be displayed during installation of System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008. Error Messages *** Carmine error was: VMSetupConfigurationError (257); WindowsAPI ID: 257. Details: No mapping between...