How to Register SMB 3.0 Shares in SCVMM 2012 SP1 Beta

In my last blog http://blogs.technet.com/b/trentsh/archive/2012/08/31/server-2012-optimizing-smb-shares-for-hyper-v.aspx I described how to setup SMB 3.0 shares in Windows server 2012 optimized for hyper-v. In this blog I will describe how we can present these shares to hyper-v hosts in SCVMM 2012 SP1. If you don’t perform these steps and try to deploy a VM where the parent VHD lives…

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Server 2012 Optimizing SMB shares for Hyper-v & Rapid Provisioning

Windows Server 2012 gives us the ability to use SMB 3.0 file shares as storage for hyper-v. You can store VHD’s, virtual machine configuration files, and snapshots on the SMB 3.0 shares. By using SMB 3.0 the server has the ability to transmit more data simultaneously over multiple NIC’s or paths. The beauty of SMB 3.0 is that…

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SCVMM & BITS problems

Hi Everyone, We ran into an issue a while back I thought I would share. When trying to deploy a sysprep’d OS using a template in SCVMM (System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2 SP1) , or attempting to modify an existing template in SCVMM we were getting the following error in the VMM job…

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