Custom Placement Rules and Availability Sets in SCVMM 2012 SP1

I’m Hilton Lange, a Software Development Engineer on the VMM team. I want to conclude my series of placement blogs by talking about the custom rules that you can configure on your VMM server to give you more control over where your VMs are deployed. In VMM 2012, we’ve given you some fairly broad tools… Read more

New KB: The SCVMM 2008 Virtual Machine Manager Service crashes with VMs running Linux Integration Components v3.1 for Hyper-V

I just wanted to let you know about a new Knowledge Base article we published this morning. This one talks about an issue where the Virtual Machine Manager Service can crash with VMs running Linux Integration Components v3.1 for Hyper-V: ===== Symptoms On System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008, R2, and R2 SP1 (SCVMM), the… Read more

New System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2 SP1 hotfix rollup package available for download

Just wanted to let you know that the System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2 SP1 hotfix rollup package dated July 12, 2011 was now available for download.  Here’s the text from the KB describing the update: ===== INTRODUCTION This article describes the Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2 (SCVMM 2008 R2) Service… Read more

System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2 SP1 Available Now!

On behalf of the SCVMM product team and I am proud to announce the availability of SCVMM 2008 R2 SP1 RTM.  Support for new features of Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 Dynamic Memory: Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 Hyper-V supports Dynamic Memory enabling customers to better utilize the memory resources of a Hyper-V host. VMM… 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