Now available: Infrastructure Planning and Design Guide for System Center 2012 – Virtual Machine Manager

The Infrastructure Planning and Design team is pleased to announce that the System Center 2012 – Virtual Machine Manager guide is now available for download. Download the guide now: http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=245473 This guide outlines the elements that are crucial to an optimized design of Virtual Machine Manager. It leads you through a process of identifying the… Read more

Error 800704DD happening during a LAN migration/deployment of a VM or during a new virtual machine creation

Our very own Michael Michael posted a great article on his blog about how to fix an issue where a SCVMM job fails with: error: HostAgentFail (2912) … and HRESULT: 0x800704DD He writes that: There is only one possible cause for this error. The VMMAgent windows service is running using an account that is not… Read more

Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit 5.0 Community Technical Preview (CTP) Now Available!

I know this isn’t VMM specific but I thought it was something you’d appreciate hearing about nonetheless.   The Solution Accelerator team is pleased to announce the immediate availability of the Microsoft Assessment and Planning Toolkit 5.0 Community Technical Preview (CTP). Designed to simplify and streamline the IT infrastructure planning process across multiple scenarios through network-wide… Read more