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May, 2007

  • VMM: How to Convert a VMWare Image to VHD

    The following is an excerpt from the cmdlet reference for VMM Beta 2 (requires registration and Windows Live ID log on): New-V2V SYNOPSIS Converts a virtual machine created in VMware(R) to a Virtual Server-based v irtual machine managed...
  • VMM Beta 2: Installing VM Additions

    In VMM we say "everything you can do in the GUI you can do on the command line” because the Administrator Console is build on top of Windows PowerShell. The fact is, there are some things you can do on the command-line much easier than in the GUI...
  • VMM Beta 2: Using the CLI

    Everything you can do in the VMM Beta 2 Administrator Console you can do on the command line. Our PM puts it best, "Our API is the customer's API". For example, a beta VMM user recently asked "How can I specify which bus/lun I want to assign myHD to...
  • VMM Beta 2: MP for Beta 2 posted

    We've just posted the MP for VMM Beta 2 ont he connect.microsoft.com site (requires Windows Live ID sign-in and Beta program participation: http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=85858 The Server Virtualization Management Pack is for System Center...
  • VMM Beta 2: Tag, You're It

    Right-click on your VM in the Administrator Console and the new (in Beta 2) vm “tag” feature appears. Enter a tag for the VM here. Now you have a way of grouping vms that have tags in the "Virtual Machine Views" section, or sort the Virtual Machines view...
  • VMM Beta 2: Free *as in beer* VHD

    Free (with Windows Live ID sign in and Beta program participation **). To facilitate rapid deployment for demonstration and evaluation, you can now download a free evauation version of System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2007 (VMM) pre-installed...