SCVMM 2012: A Frustrating Library that just will not go away! Forcibly Removing it

We recently had a situation with our System Center 2012 Virtual Machine Manager (VMM) that literally frustrated the crap out of me.  Don’t take that wrong, the product didn’t really cause the frustration instead it was the mis-use of the libraries in 2012 that did.  You see, you live & learn and when we originally…

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VMM 2008 R2: Hyper-V Host is in Perpetual “Pending” State & VMM Service Crashes

Recently, I was doing some Hyper-V physical hosts moving and I found that one Hyper-V host getting managed by VMM got in a state whereby it found itself “sick.”  I describe sick meaning that Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2 (VMM) could no longer manage the host (who was actually getting managed by another VMM instance)…

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SCVMM – Failed Objects are not manageable nor can I delete them… Please Help!

In various situations, SCVMM might store data that is “stale” or “tomb-stoned” as I outlined in an earlier blog post.  There are situations where objects re-appear after you’ve followed my instructions of how to delete them in SQL Management Studio.  I’ve not dug deeply into this to really determine the root cause of this re-appearance…

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