SCVMM 2012 system requirements

Hi guys,

Here are the hardware and software requirements for SCVMM 2012.

The software requirements of Virtual Machine Manager (VMM/SCVMM) 2012 are easy: Continue reading “SCVMM 2012 system requirements”

new and updated IPD files

Hi guys,

There is 1 new IPD document and 1 revised document. Here’s the list of the new and revised docs.

NEW: Infrastructure Planning and Design Guide for Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010
Revised: Infrastructure Planning and Design Guide for System Center Configuration Manager 2007 R3 and Forefront Endpoint Protection Continue reading “new and updated IPD files”

Recommended hotfixes for SCVMM 2008R2

Hi guys,

here’s a list with hotfixes you should implement on your System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2 enviroment. With the information is a link to the fixes. Continue reading “Recommended hotfixes for SCVMM 2008R2”

Downloadable books SharePoint

Downloadable content for SharePoint Server 2010

The content in this technical library is augmented by content available for download. You can download a copy of the entire Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 TechNet library as a compiled help (.chm) file, or review the following table for a list of downloadable books, posters, and white papers.

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Hyper-V anti-virus exclusions

Hi Guys,

When you have Hyper-V servers running with an anti-virus product on the host server please take a look at the following recomendations to keep Hyper-V running as optimal as possible.

  • Default virtual machine configuration directory (C:ProgramDataMicrosoftWindowsHyper-V)
  • Custom virtual machine configuration directories
  • Default virtual hard disk drive directory (C:UsersPublicDocumentsHyper-VVirtual Hard Disks)
  • Custom virtual hard disk drive directories Continue reading “Hyper-V anti-virus exclusions”

Powershell Get-HotFix

I just saw a great article from Jeffrey Hicks where he explains the powershell command “get-HotFix”.

Here’s the first few paragraphs. At the end there’s a link to the complete article.

“It is a fact of life for any help desk or support professional that managing patches, updates and hot fixes is an important and often critical task. The challenge, especially during a critical event like a rampant malware exploit, is to identify where a particular hot fix is installed and more importantly, where it is not. How do you check not only one computer but 100 computers? Continue reading “Powershell Get-HotFix”

SCOM 2012 beta released


System Center Operations Manager 2012 provides the monitoring component of cloud and datacenter solutions, to help you manage your datacenter and cloud environments by:

  • Delivering flexible and cost effective enterprise-class monitoring and diagnostics while reducing the total cost of ownership by leveraging commodity hardware, with standard configurations to monitor heterogeneous environments.
  • Helping to ensure the availability of business-critical applications and services through market-leading .NET application performance monitoring and diagnostics plus JEE application health monitoring. Continue reading “SCOM 2012 beta released”

Windows 8 sneak peek

Hi guys,

Just saw an a Microsoft blog that they’ve released a sneak peek video of a presentation on the WPC 2011.

Looks interesting and can’t wait to see the first official build of Windows Server 8. It should be released at the Build Windows Event 2011 in Anaheim (US).

When I know something more you’ll hear from me again.