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

Solution: Connecting to a VM using the SCVMM console fails with "A certification authority could not be contacted for authentication"

When you try to connect to a Virtual Machine (VM) from the System Center Virtual Machine Manager console you may get the following error: "A certification authority could not be contacted for authentication. If you are using a Remote Desktop Gateway with a smart card, try connecting to the remote computer using a password. For… Read more

Error 2912 when a Virtual Machine Manager 2008 operation fails due to a certificate issue: Element not found (0x80070490)

This is an issue that we originally talked about a while back but we’re still seeing some cases come in so I thought it would be worth another mention just in case. When using System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 to perform any action involving file transfers across machines such as new VM or new… Read more

One new SCVMM Knowledge Base article for the week ending 05/16/2009

We had one new System Center Virtual Machine Manager Knowledge Base article last week.  This one involves an issue where when using System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 to perform any action involving file transfers across machines such as new VM or new P2V the operation may fail with the following error message: Error (2912)… Read more

Quick Migrate, P2V or V2V fails with Error (2912) 0x80070490 due to a certificate issue

Here’s an issue that we’ve seen a couple times already this week so I thought a heads up would be in order.  If you’re getting “Element Not Found” errors when doing P2Vs and whatnot then this may be your solution. Issue: When using system Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 to do a Quick Migrate, a… Read more