VMM: MP for VMM is live

The Management Pack for SCVMM is now available in the donwload center: http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=fd03b1e6-d7a8-44b4-bc2f-676565d042c2&DisplayLang=en

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VMM: Troubleshooting Setup

We’ll be updating our Configuring a Remote Instance of SQL Server topic very soon with some new information, as noted below – feeback welcome. Configuring the Remote Instance of SQL Server On the remote instance of SQL Server that you specify during Setup: ·         Enable remote connections. Note   By default, Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Express Edition, Microsoft SQL…

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VMM: Install VM Additions

VMM does not install VM Additions for you. For example, assume you have just converted a physical server (P2V). You need to install the VM Additions. There are two ways: Administrator Console CLI  If you have to do this once, you will probably have to do it again. First copy the VMAdditions.iso file to your Library.  To add the Virtual…

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VMM: Script VM Additions in PS

The following information on scripting the installation of VM Additions using VMM/PowerShell is copied from the VMM Scripting Guide, coming to the SCVMM Library on TechNet soon. InstallVMAdditions.ps1 You can use the InstallVMAdditions.ps1 script to install Virtual Machine Additions on virtual machines that are managed by Virtual Machine Manager. For any virtual machine to function well,…

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Tester Community

There is a new community site for Test open today over on MSDN at: http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/testing/default.aspx  “At the Tester Center, our goal is to provide a community where software testers can share knowledge and learn from each other about testing, our day-to-day job functions, processes, the tools we use, and the various roles we play. As…

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VMM: new WP on Managing Host Clusters with VMM

The new white paper “Managing Virtual Server Host Clustering using System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2007″ is available in the download center at: http://download.microsoft.com/download/3/2/8/32849b7a-4f69-4c20-a988-333d954b3500/VMMandVSHostClustering_final.doc. “This document provides an introduction to the methods and concepts that Information Technology (IT) professionals can use to manage Virtual Server clustered hosts using VMM. Virtual Server host clustering allows you to…

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BBC: Tax "them"

Interesting article here says the Beeb (well, BBC.com) will start advertising on the sites accessed by non-Brits. Funny kind of “audience targeting” if you ask me…<emphasis mine> “There are a number of reasons behind this decision. The bulk of the BBC is funded by the UK licence fee paid by every household with a TV in…

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Parkwheel

This guy understands innovation: http://flickr.com/photos/hno/186714777/in/photostream/ 

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VMM: What’s Cooking?

The System Builder’s Shop Talk blog yesterday links to the some useful Virtualization Cookbooks, including: Microsoft® Virtual Server 2005 R2 Service Pack 1 and Microsoft® System Center Virtual Machine Manager The goal of this cookbook is to provide the steps and guidance necessary for you to successfully install and configure Virtual Server 2005 R2 SP1…

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VMM: VMM Releases QFE

You want update 942372 from http://update.microsoft.com/microsoftupdate. Find the related kb article at http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;EN-US;942372  Please ignore the APPLIES TO • Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager 2007   …Bug filed on that, ’nuff said.

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