Sample PowerShell scripts to for networking and storage in SCVMM 2012

Hi, I am Nitin Bhat, Program Manager on the SCVMM team. Today I am going to provide you with sample PowerShell scripts to leverage our investments made for networking and storage. These scripts would execute against the SCVMM 2012 Beta builds. The best part about exposing the fabric information is the level of granularity and… Read more

VMMUpdate: The easy way to keep your Hosts and SCVMM Server up to date

Our very own Jonathan Jordan posted a great script that makes the job of keeping your Hosts and SCVMM Servers up to date simple.  I pasted a short intro to his post below: As a Microsoft Support Professional I’ve learned that Windows Update is the best way to keep SCVMM healthy. The time to install… Read more

How to change ownership of virtual machines via PowerShell with SCVMM 2008 R2

Our very own Mike Briggs just posted some great info on how to change ownership of virtual machines (VMs) via PowerShell with System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2: Just wanted to make everyone aware of a method to change the owner field of multiple VMs via Powershell, written by a colleague, Dave Guenthner.  This… Read more

The VMM Scripting Guide: It Slices, It Dices, It Performs Tricks!

Okay, maybe not, but whether you are new to Windows PowerShell scripting or consider yourself an expert, the System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 Scripting Guide is for you! Because System Center Virtual Machine Manager (VMM) is built on Windows PowerShell, any action you that can do in the UI is an action you can… Read more

Quick Tip: How to change the Owner value for all VMs in SCVMM 2008

Have you ever found yourself in a situation where you have a bunch of virtual machines (VMs) where the OWNER value is set to UNKNOWN and you wanted to set a value owner without having to modify them one VM at a time?  If so there’s a PowerShell command that we can use to accomplish… Read more