Ultimate Interactive How To for SCVMM


Need to add a Host? Click ‘To add hosts’. Want to configure a SAN environment for VMM? There’s a button for that too. This screen capture shows a few of the options available in the decision flow designed to take you to the right content for the job at hand.


Here’s the link: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/scvmm/cc835256.aspx




Content below is the table version of the interactive decision flow located here:


http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/scvmm/cc835256.aspx


 


Virtual Machine Manager 2008 Decision Flow


Updated: October 21, 2008  


To use this high-level decision flow to help you implement System Center Virtual Machine Manager (VMM) 2008, follow the path from top to bottom. After each decision point, click the link to review content about that feature. To view a flowchart version of this table, see http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=126290 [ http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=126290 ] .


SCVMM Decision Flow Table   

















































































Step


Statement


Decision


1


Do you have VMM 2007 or VMM 2008 Beta installed?


If Yes, go to step 2. If No, go to step 3.


2


To Migrate to VMM 2008


See http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=125913 [ http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=125913 ]


Go to step 4.


3


To install VMM 2008 components


See http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=125914 [ http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=125914 ] .


Go to step 4.


4


Do you want to add hosts?


If Yes, go to step 5. If No, go to step 6.


5


To add hosts


See http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=125921 [ http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=125921 ] .


Go to step 6.


6


Do you want to add a VMware Infrastructure 3 Environment?


If Yes, go to step 7. If No, go to step 8.


7


To add a VMware VirtualCenter Server


See http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=128560 [ http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=128560 ] .


Go to step 8.


8


Do you want to configure a VMM library server?


If Yes, go to step 9. If No, go to step 10.


9


To configure a VMM library server


See http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=125945 [ http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=125945 ] .


Go to step 10.


10


Do you want to integrate Operations Manager 2007 with VMM?


If Yes, go to step 11. If No, go to step 12.


11


To integrate Operations Manager 2007 with VMM


See http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=125948 [ http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=125948 ] .


Go to step 12.


12


Do you want to configure delegated administration


If Yes, go to step 13. If No, go to step 14.


13


To configure delegated administration


See http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=125951 [ http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=125951 ] .


Go to step 14.


14


Do you want to configure a SAN environment for use with VMM?


If Yes, go to step 15. If No, go to step 16.


15


To configure a SAN environment for VMM


See http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=125953 [ http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=125953 ] .


Go to step 16.


16


Do you want to review optional post-installation tasks?


If Yes, go to step 17. If No, go to step 18.


17


To review optional post-installation tasks


See http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=125954 [ http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=125954 ] .


18


To review VMM Operations content


See http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=125955 [ http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=125955 ] .


 




 


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