The case of the PSRemotingTransportException

   The case of the PSRemotingTransportException I have a SCVMM 2008 R2\Hyper-V farm in which we use Powershell to automate provisioning of virtual machines.  All of the servers are Windows Server 2008 R2.  During our deployment process I encountered a failure and this of course sparked my interest to investigate further for root cause.  The…

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How to change ownership of virtual machines via PowerShell with SCVMM 2008 R2

I recently spoke with a customer who owned roughly fifty virtual machines in his SCVMM environment and he needed to reassign ownership of all virtual machines to a teammate.  As you can imagine he was not interested in double clicking on all those virtual machines from the SCVMM console and change the owner property.  Is…

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Using SCVMM Cmdlets to change VM startup and shutdown actions

I was recently contacted by a customer running VMM 2008 R2 managing a farm of virtual machines.  This customer had a business requirement where all virtual machines must have an action when physical server stops as “Turn off virtual machine”.  Originally, the environment was scoped for lab testing.  As time passed, workloads running on these…

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