VMM: Options for Offline Servicing, P2V, and Building Virtual Networks

UPDATE: 10/21/2014: The MVMC 3.0 is now released with P2V functionality restored. http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=42497 I work with SCVMM (System Center Virtual Machine Manager) frequently in many different contexts. I even do the occasional private cloud engagement specifically on VMM and Hyper-V. Most of the time however, I am using VMM in a peripheral context – be…

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Virtualize! But How? P2V? I thought you took that feature out of VMM!

UPDATE: 10/21/2014: The MVMC 3.0 is now released with P2V functionality restored. http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=42497 One of the most asked questions I have received regarding the latest release of VMM 2012 has been “Where is the P2V conversion feature? Did it go away?” Well yes, The P2V (Physical-to-Virtual) conversion process was deprecated from System Center Virtual Machine…

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Feed of Windows Azure Pack Gallery Resources and SCVMM Service Templates is now LIVE

The feed of Windows Azure Pack Gallery Resources and SCVMM Service Templates is now LIVE at: http://www.microsoft.com/web/webpi/partners/servicemodels.xml The initial set of service models are: Gallery Resources o Windows Server 2012 o Windows Server 2012 R2 o Windows Server 2012 WebServer (IIS) SCVMM Service Templates o Sharepoint 2013 o Service Template Example Kit You can enable…

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