NEW nworks MP 5.0

Source: Gerben’s Blog On Virtualization “Veeam released a new version of it’s plug-in (Management Pack [StS]) for Operations Manager monitoring products from HP or Microsoft. The plug-in (Management Pack [StS]) is a significant add-on to the monitoring products in order to keep in touch with what happens in your virtual environment within a single monitoring…


Hyper-V Automatic Start Action

I’m currently tweaking my demo environment and in this environment I’m using a Virtual Router Vyatta. For all my virtual machines on Hyper-V it’s important that this virtual router is running before they are started. That’s when Automatic Start Action comes in handy.


Dell video on integrating SCVMM and OpsMgr 2007

Source: Virtualboy Matt McSpirit blogged about how you could run ESX 3.5/ESXi on a VMware Workstation for testing System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008. Which I also posted on more than an year ago, but with different versions 😉 But he also tells about a Dell video from Dell about Dell OpenManage Integration with SCVMM…


Vyatta Virtual Router on Hyper-V

I’m currently building a new demo/test environment on my Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V server. And I wanted to have a Virtual Router running on Hyper-V which should handle the routing between the virtual networks on Hyper-V. First some background info on my network at home. So I looked for a software router which could be…


What is Performance and Resource Optimization (PRO)?

Did you hear about Pro Packs or Pro Tips lately? And do you know what they are? I saw this question in an internal mail thread and I must say I didn’t knew much about it also. So here is some info about PRO which is a new feature of SCVMM 2008. PRO or Performance…