Is Your Configuration Manager 07 R2? Let’s Check

R2 in configuration manager 07 is a very light weight update. After upgrading to Configuration Manager 07, would you like to see if it has really upgraded to R2. Follow the steps below: Open Configuration Manager 2007 console Expand site database > site management > right click properties , you would now now see the…


Virtual Machine Collection – Configuration Manager 2007 SP1

Its been a while since I’ve blogged, after a long break I’m trying to catch up with blogging. Here is a configuration post in system center configuration manager 2007 sp1. I spent sometime discovering the right query to be used for creating this collection, its helpful for the IT Pros who use SCCM and do…


Operations Manager 2007 Health Service Terminated [error 2147500037 (0x80004005)]

System logs under event viewer would show the below event Log Name:      System Source:        Service Control Manager Date:          8/26/2008 9:06:36 PM Event ID:      7024 Task Category: None Level:         Error Keywords:      Classic User:          N/A Computer:      MS-WS2008.VMDOM.local Description: The OpsMgr Health Service service terminated with service-specific error 2147500037 (0x80004005). Event Xml: <Event xmlns=””>   <System>     <Provider…


Hyper-V Best Practices – Quick Tips (2)

Best Practices for Configuring Virtual Machines In continuation to my first post on best practices, I’m back with some more. This  post discusses best practices that should be considered when configuring virtual machines in Hyper-V. Virtual machine performance is not only impacted by how the physical server is configured but also by the selections made…


Shared Storage for Hyper-V

We know that Hyper-V supports migration of virtual machines between physical hosts. To migrate virtual machines independently, each virtual machine must be stored on its own SAN storage LUN or copy would require you to use BITS over the Ethernet network. Else if you would like to keep your virtual machine on a common storage…

0 Powered by Hyper-V

Hyper-V is Rolling..! another huge asset is now powered by Hyper-V, it is showcased today in Rob Emanuel’s post on Windows Server Division blog.


Hyper-V Performance Information

Here are some nice performance information at this blog on Hyper-V


Hyper-V Best Practices – Quick Tips (1)

Best Practices for Physical Servers Before setting up a physical server to host Hyper-V Role, download, read and understand information included in the white paper “Performance Tuning Guidelines for Windows Server 2008“ Avoid Overloading the Server Ensure High Speed Access to Storage Avoid Mixing Virtual Machines that can and cannot use Integration Services Configure Anti-Virus…


Hyper-V is Here….

LETS GO VIRTUAL…! Long awaited release, finally arrives. Microsoft launches Hyper-V today on 26-June-2008. Download Hyper-V It’ll be available via windows updates on 08-July-2008. Videos Hyper-V hits RTM interview with Mike Neil Hyper-V Part 1 – Architecture – Interview with PMs Hyper-V Part 2 – VM Snapshots – Interviews with PMs Interview with Windows Server…


Terminal Services Application Compatibility

Now available at the Connect site. This tool was released as beta sometime back, I came across while I was browsing through the connection directory few days back, I thought it would be useful for lot of IT Pro’s. TS Application Compatibility is aimed at creating tools, guidelines and an eco-system for improving the reliability…