What’s New in System Center 2012 Service Pack 1 (SP1)

The following list summarizes VMM enhancements and new functionality in the System Center 2012 SP1 release. Additional details are provided further below.

System Center 2012 VHD

Hi guys,

With all the Windows 8 consumer preview you would almost forget that Microsoft has released a System Center 2012 – Virtual Machine Manager RC – Evaluation (VHD) today.

You can download all 12 parts here.

System Center 2012 – Virtual Machine Manager delivers industry leading fabric management, virtual machine management and services deployment in private cloud environments. System Center 2012 – Virtual Machine Manager offers key new features that include hypervisor creation and management, network management, storage management, private cloud creation, self-service usage and service creation. It features deep investments in server application virtualization, service design and service modeling all of which can be used to efficiently offer an on-premises private cloud. Continue reading “System Center 2012 VHD”

SCVMM 2012 documentation

Hi Guys,

Here’s some official Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2012 documentation.

Download it right here.

VMM for System Center 2012 Release Candidate documentation

VMM for System Center 2012 General Troubleshooting Guide

Until next time.

Greetz

Jack

SCVMM 2012 RC released

Hi guys,

Today System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2012 RC has been released. The Release Candidate of System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2012 (VMM) and the corresponding Evaluation VHD.

System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2012 allows organizations to:

  • Deliver Flexible and Cost-Effective Infrastructure
  • Pool and allocate datacenter resources
  • Multi-hypervisor management
  • Flexible delegation with control
  • Self-service infrastructure
  • Provision and Manage Standardized Application Services
  • Provision standardized applications
  • Simplify application management
  • Cloud enable existing apps
  • Optimize Virtualization Management
  • Optimize infrastructure based on application needs
  • Highly available private cloud infrastructure
  • Industry standards support
  • All the improvements on the VMM Team Blog

    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”

    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”

    New Hyper-V and SCVMM kb articles from Microsoft

    Every day Microsoft is releasing knowledge base articles and hotfixes to explain, fix and improve the possible bugs present in their products. This post gives you an overview of all released knowledge base articles and hotfixes for the month(s): MAY & JUNE 2011.
    The knowledge base articles and hotfixes in this post are related to Microsoft Windows Server 2008, Hyper-V and System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008. Updates can be for RTM or R2 versions, with or without SP1. Continue reading “New Hyper-V and SCVMM kb articles from Microsoft”

    Simple way to create a Hyper-V VM

    There are several ways to install a VM simple create and install OS. Or with SCVMM 2008 or 2012.

    But If you want to do it fast and without using an image. then there is a solution. In under the 3 minutes I create a Fresh installed Windows 2008R2 SP1 Server for Hyper-V.

    How ? Continue reading “Simple way to create a Hyper-V VM”

    Unnamed VM could not initialize

    Hi guys,

    I just had a “nice” encounter with my Hyper-V server. I rebooted the Hyper-V host and i got on all servers the error “unnamed VM could not initialize”. Now i hear you think “he restored the VM’s” or “he replaced the disk where the VM’s are stored” but nothing is true. I just rebooted it because the server was up and running for 200 days and i found it a good time to restart the server. Continue reading “Unnamed VM could not initialize”