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September, 2007

  • VMM: New Demo Videos are Live (on tape)

    Four new video demos are available for System Center Virtual Machine Manager on the TechNet TechCenter at: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/scvmm/bb688094.aspx . Introduction to Scripting in VMM Scheduling Virtual Machine Migrations Creating...
  • VMM: Eval bits are live

    The free (120 day) evaluation version of VMM is now live on the TechNet TechCenter . You can also try the eval version as a VHD and run it on a VM! Download the 120-day trial software System Center Virtual Machine Manager (VMM) 2007 provides a comprehensive...
  • VMM: New Content - Windows PowerShell Virtual Machine Manager Cmdlet Reference

    The Windows PowerShell Virtual Machine Manager Cmdlet Reference is now available in the download center. This doc presents the contents of the help available on the command line: Windows PowerShell Virtual Machine Manager command shell. Leave feedback...
  • VMM: (Windows) Live Translation (beta)

    Check out the new Windows Live Translation beta on the new VMM TechCenter , and let us know the results for your language by leaving comments here. Thanks in advance. Dank im Voraus. Merci à l'avance. Gracias por adelantado. Ringraziamenti in anticipo...
  • Virtualization Nation: Getting Started with VMM

    Rakeshm has recorded an excellet getting started with VMM video available here: http://technet.microsoft.com/scvmm/bb688094.aspx . Check it out, leave feedback. Want to see more like this? Let us know if the next area of the product we should you'd...
  • VMM: Things to do with VM Custom Properties

    One of our Beta users recently asked about programmatically setting some of the 10 custom properties for VMs so that it displays some useful information about the VM in the Host view of the VMM Administrator Console. For example: Location of...
  • VMM: How to Upgrade from Beta 2

    You can find the full instructions in the upgrade guide, and the upgrade.exe on the Microsoft Connect site (Windows Live ID required) at: https://connect.microsoft.com/vmm/Downloads/DownloadDetails.aspx?DownloadID=8384 Before you upgrade, you must...
  • VMM: Upgrading from Beta 2

    Now that VMM has RTMd, if you are a Beta 2 user, you may have some questions about the upgrade to RTM, assuming you want to retain your data? If you do not want to retain your data, uninstall the Beta 2 version and perform a clean installation of the...
  • Virtualization Nation: VMM Comes to the Mid-Market

    Help is on the way for IT Pros that manage IT environments with fewer thatn enterprise numbers of machines. Today it was announced that: System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2007 Workgroup Edition will be available in January 2008 , targeted at the...
  • VMM: How To Videos

    View the Virtual Machine Manager How To Videos here:http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/scvmm/bb688094.aspx. More to come in the near future, watch that page.
  • Virtualization Nation: Shoot the Trouble

    The Troubleshooting Guide for SCVMM is live a http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=83589 Here are some general troubleshooting tips: For any host whose Status property is 'Not Responding,' find the source of the error using the Jobs view...
  • Virtualization Nation: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About P2V But Were Afraid to Ask

    Q: Does SCVMM replace VSMT? A: Pretty much yes. VSMT still works, but is not going to get an update. Now is a good time to switch to SCVMM :-) Q: Is P2V in SCVMM "fire and forget"? A: Most Beta customers found that the convert-physical-server wizard...
  • Virtualization Nation: How to V2V

    Q: Does SCVMM convert VMware virtual machines (V2V)? A: Yes. You must put the following files from the source VMware virtual machine in the Virtual Machine Manager library: A .vmx file, which is a VMware virtual machine configuration file. A .vmx...
  • Troubleshooting VMM Self-Service

    You can read a little background on Virtual Machine Manager Self-Service here. There are several steps for setting it up. Some early adopter customers have had some trouble once they have installed the Self-Service portal. Often, the admin will go to...
  • Virtualization Nation: Like Fire 2 Straw - VMM Goes Gold

    System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2007 is Gold - see you at launch. :-) Check out the new TechCenter .
  • Virtualization Nation: Virtualization MVPs

    Meet some of the virtualization MVP bloggers: Andrew Dugdell's blog Genta Watanabe's blog Guilherme Antonio Whitaker Carnevale's blog Peter Mathias Forster's blog (in German)