KB: Recommended hotfixes for Microsoft System Center 2012 Virtual Machine Manager

Here’s a new Knowledge Base article we published. This one lists all of the recommended hotfixes for Microsoft System Center 2012 Virtual Machine Manager. Please note that the Virtual Machine Manager Configuration Analyzer (VMMCA) is currently being update to include this new, updated list. ===== Summary This article describes recommended updates that you can install… Read more

Update Rollup 1 for System Center 2012 now available

Update Rollup 1 for System Center 2012 contains a number of fixes for System Center 2012 Operations Manager, App Controller and Virtual Machine Manager, including cross platform fixes and support for Oracle Solaris 11. I won’t go into all the details here but you can see what’s included as well as get a download link… Read more

Updated: KB2397711 – Recommended hotfixes for System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2

Just a quick note to let you know we updated the following Knowledge Base article this morning: KB2397711 – Recommended hotfixes for System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2 Added is a recommendation to install the latest version of the System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2 hotfix rollup package for February, 2011.  This replaces… Read more

New KB: Recommended hotfixes for System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2

Just a quick note that we recently published a new Knowledge Base article documenting the recommended hotfixes for System Center Virtual Machine Manager 208 R2.  I won’t list all the hotfixes here but you can access the new KB at the link below: KB2397711 – Recommended hotfixes for System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2… 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

SCVMM Solution: P2V conversion may fail with error ID 3101 and "Unknown error 0x80041001"

When performing a physical-to-virtual (P2V) conversion of a Windows 2000 SP4 source computer using System Center Virtual Machine Manager, it may fail during the Scan System phase of the P2V wizard with the following error: Unable to convert physical server. An internal agent error has occurred on %ComputerName;. Ensure that the P2V agent is installed… Read more

KB976246 – Removing a VHD from a virtual machine in VMM 2008 R2 deletes the file on the Hyper-V server without warning

In Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2, you remove a virtual hard disk (VHD) from a virtual machine. You expect that the .vhd file is detached from the virtual machine. However, the .vhd file is actually deleted on the Hyper-V server. Fortunately there’s a hotfix available that addresses this issue.  You can read… Read more

New KB: KB976244 – Description of the System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2 hotfix rollup package: November 10, 2009

This article describes the Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2 issues that are fixed in the hotfix rollup package that is dated November 10, 2009. List of issues that are fixed Issue 1 If a virtual machine that was created from a template fails during the customization phase, the owner of the virtual… Read more

Troubleshooting and data gathering for SCVMM

I was working with the System Center Virtual Machine Manager support team a few months back looking for a way that we could help reduce the amount of time it takes to resolve a case as well as reduce the number of incidents we get, and one of the things that was suggested at the… Read more

Virtual Machine Manager Configuration Analyzer Update 1 Released

A couple of months back the SCVMM team released a new version Virtual Machine Manager Configuraiton Analyzer (VMMCA) to support Virtual Machine Manager 2008.  You can read about the initial release information here:  http://blogs.technet.com/chengw/archive/2008/12/04/vmm-configuration-analyzer-2008-is-now-available-for-download.aspx  Recently, we released an update to the VMMCA that now includes checks for all recommended hot fixes for the VMM server and Windows… Read more