Disaster: Sector “0” Blanked for Cluster CSV, VMM Incomplete Configuration

Earlier this week, I had the privilege of living through a living hell whereby I was wondering what exactly would happen when our development engineering team had to figure out how to rebuild 53+ virtual machines hosted on a Failover Cluster with Clustered Shared Volumes (CSV) enabled.  The first question is why don’t you have…

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Provisioning your Private Cloud in VMM 2012–Getting Started 101

In our group, we have several highly-available sets of clusters that service various needs.  We have one cluster dedicated to running our Team Foundation Services (TFS) and all the System Center management infrastructure to support all clusters.  These clusters include our Development teams cluster (we do test, etc. here), our VDI cluster (where many of…


Changing Hyper-V Cluster Virtual IP Address (VIP) After Layer 3 Changes

We recently had a change take place in our engineering lab that included a large set of layer 3 changes (IP, VLANs, Subnets, etc.) that caused us some downtime.  Although most of the issues are well documented, I found though that there was one that simply plagued me in finding the resolution.  This was primarily…

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