KB: Deploying templates to create new VMs using System Center Virtual Machine Manager fails with Error 13204

4/11/2013 – NOTE: This article has been updated. Please see http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2708922 for the latest version. ===== Here’s a new Knowledge Base article we published this morning. This one describes an issue where deploying templates to create new VMs using System Center Virtual Machine Manager fails with Error 13204. ===== Symptoms When deploying templates to create… 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

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

VMMCA 2008 Update 1 – Your first stop when troubleshooting SCVMM 2008 RTM

Greetings, There are many occasions on the public forums where a customer is struggling with a commonly known issue on VMM 2008 RTM.  For those commonly known issues we have bundled those up into a tool called the Virtual Machine Management Configuration Analyzer.  This tool enables customers to quickly identify issues that are well known . … Read more