SCVMM Powershell – BITSTcpPort 0x80072ee2 - WININET_E_TIMEOUT - Quick Example on how to automate BITSTcpPort registry value change with Powershell

B.I.T.S – Background Intelligent Transfer Service – is also utilized by VMM for a.e. file transfer purposes and if you come across to change the port manually, you basically have to touch the registry of each SCVMM managed computer as there is no way to do this in UI. Especially when you have large scale…

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VMMUpdate – How to (automatically) check for available updates for SCVMM, Hyper-V and Failover Cluster?

Jonathan Jordan (Support Escalation Engineer) has released an really helpful tool to check the patch status for your SCVMM, Hyper-V and Failover Cluster environments.  The solution here is called VMMUpdate! VMMUpdate creates a report of required updates for technologies used by the SCVMM server and all Hosts. – Windows – Hyper-V – Failover Cluster As…

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SCVMM 2008 R2–Rollup Package

If you are installing an fresh SCVMM R2 installation also check out the following rollup packages which resolves several issues. If you have enabled windows update and have already fully updated your server after your SCVMM installation, then you can “ignore” this articles as they should be already installed Otherwise the list of issues that…

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Recommended Hotfixes – Failover Cluster, SCVMM, Hyper-V

Here is a list of technet/KB articles where you can find a summary of the recommended patches around Hyper-V (R2) and SCVMM (R2). Hyper-V Update List for Windows Server 2008 http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd430893(WS.10).aspx Hyper-V Update List for Windows Server 2008 R2 http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff394763(WS.10).aspx Recommended hotfixes for System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2 http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2397711 Recommended hotfixes for Windows…

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How to configure NPIV to use SAN Deployment with SCVMM?

As SCVMM does support NPIV virtualization (N_Port ID) on Fibre Channel SAN environments here are some useful documents around this technology. NPIV uses Host Bus Adapter (HBA) technology, which creates virtual HBA ports on hosts by abstracting the underlying physical port. This support enables a single physical Fibre Channel HBA port to function as multiple…

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