VMM Troubleshooting: Deploying Virtual Machines and Services in a Private Cloud

Here’s another great article I found while perusing all the new stuff in our TechNet Wiki. This one was authored by Tim Sherer and goes through some common and maybe not so common issues you may run into when deploying VMM virtual machines and services in a private cloud: VMM Troubleshooting: Deploying Virtual Machines and… Read more

A couple more VMM troubleshooting articles : WinRM and configuring fabric resources

Just a quick FYI on a couple more System Center 2012 Virtual Machine Manager (VMM) articles I found over in our community-driven TechNet Wiki. If you are planning on rolling out VMM, or if you already have, you’ll definitely want to check these out VMM Troubleshooting: Windows Remote Management (WinRM) : http://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki/contents/articles/9126.vmm-troubleshooting-windows-remote-management-winrm.aspx VMM Troubleshooting: Configuring… Read more

VMM: Troubleshooting BITS and WMI

Here are a couple more VMM troubleshooting articles I stumbled across over in our TechNet Wiki this morning. The first is on troubleshooting BITS and the second is on WMI: Troubleshoot VMM: BITS Troubleshooting : http://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki/contents/articles/9058.troubleshoot-vmm-bits-troubleshooting.aspx WMI Troubleshooting for VMM (en-US) : http://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki/contents/articles/9048.wmi-troubleshooting-for-vmm-en-us.aspx Enjoy! J.C. Hornbeck | System Center & Security Knowledge Engineer Get the… Read more

Two articles on troubleshooting Virtual Machine Manager

Here’s a quick FYI on a couple new System Center 2012 Virtual Machine Manager (VMM) articles I found over in our community-driven TechNet Wiki. If you are planning on rolling out VMM, or if you already have, you’ll probably want to add these to your Favorites: Troubleshoot VMM: DebugView for Windows (en-US) : http://social.technet.microsoft.com/wiki/contents/articles/9004.troubleshoot-vmm-debugview-for-windows-en-us.aspx System… Read more

Capability Profiles in SCVMM 2012

Here’s a heads up on another nice article I found over on the TechNet Wiki today. This is another one written by MVP Kristian Nese and it talks about creating compatibility profiles in SCVMM 2012: Another interesting feature that I have found quite useful, is the possibility to create “Capability Profiles”.  For example; you have… Read more

TechNet Wiki: Load Balancing and Cloud Computing (SCVMM 2012)

Here’s a heads up on a nice article I found over on the TechNet Wiki today. This is another one written by MVP Kristian Nese and it talks about load balancing and cloud computing in relation to SCVMM 2012: One characteristic of cloud computing is virtualized network access to your applications/services. The point is that… Read more

TechNet Wiki: Understanding the Service-concept in VMM 2012

Here’s a heads up on yet another cool article I found over on the TechNet Wiki today regarding System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2012. This is another one written by MVP Kristian Nese and it talks about the concept of services in SCVMM 2012: For those of you that have tested and played around with… Read more

Error message when you try to install SCVMM Self-Service Portal: “Either the specified server name is not valid, or the server is not reachable”

I was checking out what’s new over on the TechNet Wiki this morning and came across a neat SCVMM article written by a Microsoft Partner who goes by the screen name Pronichkin.  In it he talks about the cause and resolution to a scenario where you get an error message when you try to install… Read more

How to create Failover Clusters with SCVMM 2012

Here’s a heads up on yet another cool article I found over on the TechNet Wiki today regarding System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2012. This is another one written by Microsoft Partner Kristian Nese and it talks about creating Failover Clusters with VMM 2012: After the Hyper-V hosts are configured and doing well in the… Read more