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January, 2009

  • Enabling full management of VMware with SCVMM

    Internally and externally to Microsoft I have seen a number of issues around how to enabling full VMware Management using SCVMM. Most of the time people don’t understand that the reason they can’t create a VMware VM or migrate a VM from VMware environment...
  • SCVMM 2008 Installation. Step-by-Step

    Installation Prerequisites The following section discusses the hardware, Operating System, Software and Infrastructure Prerequisites to be considered before installing System Center Virtual Machine Manager. Prerequisites are also provided for the...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • SCVMM 2008 Releases Management Pack Update

    We have been getting a lot of excitement and questions about the reports for the VMM 2008 MP. With this blog post we can announce that this update is ready and available for download today. This update to the MP includes updated reports for all...
  • Migrating from VMM 2008 Beta to VMM 2008

    When migrating from SCVMM 2008 Beta to the final release bits (RTM), a utility is required in order to complete the process successfully. This tool is no longer posted on the Microsoft 'Connect' site, but is still available by request from Microsoft Support...
  • What permissions do I need to run SCVMM?

    That's a question we seem to get a lot, and not just for SCVMM but for just about every product we support. Permissions can be confusing and to be honest, it's not always obvious what the proper rights are even if you know they're somehow messed up. Well...
  • New virtual machines cannot be added after adding an ESX cluster to VMM2008

    I was looking over some of the issues we've been seeing with System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 and found this one that concerns the inability to add new virtual machines once you've added an ESX cluster through VMM.  This one was written...
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  • Get your blogs! Virtualization and VMM help is here.

    Hi and Welcome to the SCVMM Product and Support Team’s Blog. As you all know there are many blogs available out on the web that center around Virtualization and VMM. In this blog I want to provide you with some helpful links to individual blogs posted...
  • Microsoft Management Summit 2009

    I know many of you will probably be heading to Las Vegas for MMS 2009 and if so we have all the breakout sessions listed here .  For those of you new to MMS: The Microsoft Management Summit (MMS) is the premier event of the year for IT Professionals...