SCVMM 2008 R2: VMM Service Crash with UnauthorizedAccessException while Gathering Information on the Source Machine

Symptoms When click clicking “SCAN SYSTEM” in the SCVMM P2V (Physical to Virtual) conversion wizard, the following error occurs: “The connection to the Virtual Machine Manager server <SERVERNAME> was lost.”  The job results will show the following error:  “Error 1700” “The Virtual Machine Manager service on the <HOSTNAME> server stopped while this job was running….

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Decommissioned or Unreachable Domains: How the App-V 4.5 Management Server handles them differently from Softgrid 4.1 Virtual Application Servers

Here is the scenario: You are leveraging an App-V Management Server that will be assigning groups from trusted domains to applications and/or provider policies. Often there are organizational changes (mergers, spin-offs, domain flattening, etc.) that will warrant domains going offline or trust removals with the current domain for which the App-V management Server belongs. How…

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The Default Block Size of 64KB in App-V 4.6 and Later may Cause Slow Streaming with Certain Network Configurations

Starting with the 4.6 sequencer, the default block size for sequenced packages was changed to 64K. In addition, the option to adjust this was removed from the sequencer. The block size used to be an issue when the network bandwidth was limited and large blocks could not be transferred. Now with more robust networks in…

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Troubleshooting MED-V V2 Workspace Authentication

One feature introduced into MED-V v2 is the option to allow a seamless authentication experience for the user if desired. While MED-V v1 allowed for the synchronization of the MED-V Client credentials with the user account inside the MED-V guest workspace operation system, some users wanted a more seamless experience that allowed a single sign-on…

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