VMM: Troubleshooting BITS and WMI

Here are a couple more VMM troubleshooting articles I stumbled across over in our TechNet Wiki this morning. The first is on troubleshooting BITS and the second is on WMI: Troubleshoot VMM: BITS Troubleshooting : http://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki/contents/articles/9058.troubleshoot-vmm-bits-troubleshooting.aspx WMI Troubleshooting for VMM (en-US) : http://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki/contents/articles/9048.wmi-troubleshooting-for-vmm-en-us.aspx Enjoy! J.C. Hornbeck | System Center & Security Knowledge Engineer Get the… Read more

Migration job transfers may take longer than expected in System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2

Here’s another new KB article we published today. This one involves a VMM R2 migration appearing to take longer than expected: ===== Symptoms Transfers during a System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2 (SCVMM R2) migration appear to take longer than expected. Cause This can happen because in SCVMM R2, BITS transfers are set to… Read more

New Solution: Transfers between the System Center Virtual Machine Manager server, the Library Server and the Virtualization Hosts may fail with Error 12700

System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 (SCVMM) uses BITS (Background Intelligent Transfer Service) to transfer content between the SCVMM Server, the Library Server(s) and the Virtualization Hosts. If there is a service on one of the involved servers that is using the HTTPS port 443, the transfer may be extremely slow or even fail with… Read more

Fix: SCVMM P2V and Other Jobs Fail with Error 2912, 0x8007xxxx

Jonathan Jordan, one of our very own System Center Virtual Machine Manager engineers, posted another great tip over on his blog about how to fix Error 2912 issues.  If you’re running into this issue then he can help you get back on the right track: A common problem during data transfers, especially toward the end… Read more