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…


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…


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…