Updated guide for deploying Gateway using Microsoft VMM Tech Preview 4

NOTE This information is no longer current. For the latest information on this topic, see Deploy and manage a Software Defined Network (SDN) infrastructure in the VMM fabric. ===== Introduction This article helps you evaluate the Software Defined Networking (SDN) features in Windows Server 2016 Technical Preview and Virtual Machine Manager 2016 Technology Preview 4…. Read more

Updated guide for deploying Network Controller using Microsoft VMM 2016 Technical Preview 4

UPDATE: For the latest information on deploying Network Controller using VMM 2016, please see Deploy a Software Defined Network infrastructure using VMM in TechNet. ===== Introduction This article helps you evaluate the Software Defined Networking (SDN) features in Windows Server 2016 Technical Preview 4. In particular, it focuses on using System Center Virtual Machine Manager (VMM)… Read more

Virtual Machine Manager 2016 TP4 and Storage Quality of Service (QoS)

Hi everyone, Sujeet Kumar here. I’m a Senior Software Engineer here on the System Center VMM team and today I’d like to talk about Storage Quality of Service (QoS) and Virtual Machine Manager 2016 TP4. Windows Server 2016 (WS 2016) introduces the Storage Quality of Service (QoS) feature which enables you to create QoS policies… Read more

Configuring Guarded Hosts with Microsoft Virtual Machine Manager 2016

~ John Patterson | PM for System Center & Services Hi everyone, John Patterson here with some information on setting up guarded hosts using System Center Virtual Machine Manager (VMM). A guarded host is just a host that can run shielded VMs, and once your Host Guardian Service has been set up and configured, configuring… Read more

KB: "ASR cannot be registered due to an internal error" when you try to install Microsoft Azure Site Recovery Provider

Hi everyone, here’s some information on a new KB article we published. The problem that you might experience is that when you try to install and register the Microsoft Azure Site Recovery Provider on a System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager (VMM 2012 R2) server, the attempt fails with the following error: The ASR… Read more

Update Rollup 9 for Microsoft Windows Azure Pack is now available

Update Rollup 9 for Windows Azure Pack is now available to download. For complete details including issues fixed, installation instructions and a download link, please see the following: 3129786 – Update Rollup 9 for Windows Azure Pack (https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/3129786) J.C. Hornbeck | Solution Asset PM | Microsoft Our Blogs Configuration Manager: http://blogs.technet.com/configurationmgr/ Data Protection Manager: http://blogs.technet.com/dpm/… Read more

KB: How to retain the database when you reinstall Microsoft Virtual Machine Manager

When you have Microsoft System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager (VMM 2012 R2) installed, you may find yourself in a situation where you need to remove and then reinstall VMM but still retain all of the database information from the current installation. We show you how to do this and provide a SQL stored… Read more