KB: Adding a SAN storage provider in System Center 2012 Virtual Machine Manager fails with SMI-S Error 26100

Here’s a new Knowledge Base article we published. This one talks about troubleshooting an issue where adding a SAN storage provider in VMM 2012 fails with SMI-S Error 26100. ===== Symptoms When attempting to discover a SAN storage provider in System Center 2012 Virtual Machine Manager (VMM) using the Add Storage Devices Wizard, the action… Read more

KB: How to troubleshoot issues when adding a Hyper-V host in System Center 2012 Virtual Machine Manager

Here’s a new Knowledge Base article we published. This one covers how to troubleshoot issues when adding a Hyper-V host in System Center 2012 Virtual Machine Manager. ===== Summary This article covers how to troubleshoot issues when adding a Hyper-V host in System Center 2012 Virtual Machine Manager. Common errors that are logged in the… Read more

KB: How to troubleshoot the “Needs Attention” and “Not Responding” host status in System Center 2012 Virtual Machine Manager

Here’s a new Knowledge Base article we published that talks about how to troubleshoot the “Needs Attention” and “Not Responding” host status in System Center 2012 Virtual Machine Manager. This is one you’ll probably want to add to your Favorites. ===== Summary This article discusses how to troubleshoot the “Needs Attention” and “Not Responding” host… Read more

KB: System Center 2012 Virtual Machine Manager Error: The selected user is not a member of any user roles that has this object in its scope

Here’s a new Knowledge Base article we published. This one talks about an issue where attempting to change the ownership of a VM in VMM 2012 to a user who is a member of the Self-Service User role created by the VMM Administrator fails. ===== Symptoms When the VMM delegated administrator tries to change the… Read more

Update Rollup 2 for System Center 2012 is now available for download

This rollup includes updates for App Controller, Data Protection Manager (DPM), Operations Manager (OpsMgr), Orchestrator, Service Manager (SCSM) and Virtual Machine Manager (VMM). Download links, installation instructions and the list of issues fixed for each component are documented in the following KB: KB2706783 – Description of Update Rollup 2 for System Center 2012 (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2706783) J.C…. Read more

KB: Adding a Citrix XenServer host on System Center 2012 Virtual Machine Manager fails with error 2916 (0x8033810f)

Here’s a new System Center 2012 Virtual Machine Manager Knowledge Base article we recently published. This one tells you how to fix an issue where adding a Citrix XenServer host on VMM fails with error 2916 (0x8033810f). ===== SYMPTOMS Adding a Citrix XenServer host on System Center 2012 Virtual Machine Manager may fail with the… Read more

KB: Attempting to remove VMware vCenter from System Center 2012 Virtual Machine Manager fails with error 0x8007274D

Here’s a new Knowledge Base article we published. This one talks about an issue where attempting to remove VMware vCenter from VMM 2012 fails with error 0x8007274D. ===== Symptoms When trying to remove the VMware vCenter 4.1 from System Center 2012 Virtual Machine Manager (VMM), the action fails with the error: VMM cannot complete the… Read more

KB: Deploying a service template using System Center 2012 Virtual Machine Manager fails with error 421

Here’s a new Knowledge Base article we published. This one talks about an issue where deploying a service template using System Center 2012 Virtual Machine Manager fails with error 421. ===== Symptoms When deploying a service template using System Center 2012 Virtual Machine Manager (VMM), the job fails with error 421 – "Agent Installation failed… Read more

KB: Ntbackup on Windows Server 2003 may fail with the following error after the system is converted using P2V: "Error: The device reported an error to the request to write data to media"

Here’s a new Knowledge Base article we published. This one talks about an issue where Ntbackup on Windows Server 2003 fails with "Error: The device reported an error to the request to write data to media". ===== Symptoms Consider the following scenario: · System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2 (SCVMM) is used to perform… Read more

KB: Assigning NetApp Storage to a Hyper-V Cluster fails with Error 26184 in System Center 2012 Virtual Machine Manager

Here’s a new Knowledge Base article we published. This one talks about an issue where an Operations Manager AD Replication Monitor generates an "Invalid Script Parameter Configuration" error message. ===== Symptoms You are able to successfully add NetApp storage to System Center 2012 Virtual Machine Manager (VMM) and create the LUN’s but when trying to… Read more