Integrating Load balancers into SCVMM 2012 Beta

Hi, I am Nitin Bhat, Program Manager on the SCVMM team.  Today I am going to provide you with an overview of how to integrate a load balancer into your SCVMM 2012 Beta environment for use in deploying VMM created  services. Introduction In SCVMM 2012 Beta administrators can create IP pools that provide the capability… Read more

System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2012 Beta Available Now!

On behalf of the whole System Center Virtual Machine Manager product team it is with great pleasure we’re announcing the public release availability of SCVMM 2012 Beta. With this release you will be able to do: Fabric Management Hyper-V and Cluster Lifecycle Management – Deploy Hyper-V to bare metal server, create Hyper-V clusters, orchestrate patching of… Read more

The System Center Virtual Machine Manager SSP 2.0 SP1 beta is now available

The Microsoft System Center team is pleased to announce an updated release of VMMSSP: System Center Virtual Machine Manager Self-Service Portal 2.0 SP1. This new version provides users the ability to import virtual machines created outside the portal but managed by System Center Virtual Machine Manager and to re-import virtual machines previously removed. What’s new… Read more

The Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2008 R2 Release Candidate is now available for download

Here’s another FYI that may not be System Center Virtual Machine Manager specific but it’s probably something you’ll want to be aware of anyway.  Over on the Virtualization Team Blog they recently announced the availability of the Microsoft Hyper-V Server 2008 R2 Release Candidate.  If you haven’t already grabbed your own copy I have their… Read more

VMM 2008 R2 Beta Now Available!!

Greetings, Rakesh Malhotra announced the public availablity of SCVMM 2008 R2 Beta.  Check out his blog here: Try it out and provide our team with feedback!!!  As always your feedback is an important part of helping to make our product great!… Read more

Migrating from VMM 2008 Beta to VMM 2008

When migrating from SCVMM 2008 Beta to the final release bits (RTM), a utility is required in order to complete the process successfully. This tool is no longer posted on the Microsoft ‘Connect’ site, but is still available by request from Microsoft Support. The name of the utility is ‘upgradev2beta.exe’.   Migrating from VMM 2008… Read more