SCVMM Posts

Step-by-Step – Installing System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM) 2016

For this installation, I will be installing SCVMM 2016 on Windows Server 2016 (with UI) and on a virtualized machine within a Hyper-V (2016) environment. There is no fancy storage here, so I will omit that for this configuration/blog post. Prerequisites, you will need some service accounts: SCVMM Service Account SCVMM Administrator Account SCVMM Administrator […]

Hyper-V Network Virtual Switches 101

So you’ve spun up a Windows 2012R2 machine with Hyper-V installed and ready to go. However, now you’re stuck and not sure which type of  Network Virtual Switch (vSwitch) applies to your environment(s)… In Windows 2012R2, Hyper-V’s network virtual switch runs at Layer 2 (Data Link layer). If you are unfamiliar with this, or either […]

Creating a Converged Network Fabric with SCVMM 2012R2

This blog post should have been posted quite some time ago, however, after numerous revisions and the details in the post, you’ll understand why. In this post I will demonstrate creating a converged network fabric in SCVMM 2012R2. This converged network will consist of logical network adapters, QoS, NIC (vNIC) teaming, and network adapters. Step […]

SCVMM 2012R2 – Error 25100 – Unable to Delete Logical Network

SCVMM 2012R2 – Error 25100 – VMM is Unable to delete the logical network This error will occur when you are trying to delete a logical network which still has resources bound to it. After creating some virtual machines that were bound to this logical network, I realized there was no communication between the VMs. This was a result of not […]

Adding ESX/vCenter to SCVMM

Adding a Hyper-V host to SCVMM is pretty straight forward, I would only hope so, since they are both Microsoft products. Well, as quick as it is to add a Hyper-V host, adding an ESX/vCenter is just as quick. Here are the steps I took to add an ESX host and vCenter appliance to SCVMM 2012 R2. […]

Error (2912) When You Try to Update VMM Agent on Hosts

Recently I’ve stumbled on the following error when trying to update VMM agent on hosts: Error (2912)An internal error has occurred trying to contact the hv01.contoso.com server: NO_PARAM: NO_PARAM. WinRM: URL: [http://hv01.contoso.com:5985], Verb: [INVOKE], Method: [GetError], Resource: [http://schemas.microsoft.com/wbem/wsman/1/wmi/root/microsoft/bits/BitsClientJob?JobId={9D5C4B47-E79E-4090-BC3B-552578D0EC8C}] Unknown error (0x80072f0d) Recommended ActionCheck that WS-Management service is installed and running on server hv01.contoso.com. For more […]

HP Storage Integrations for System Center are Now Part of HP OneView for System Center

I’ve got some news. HP Storage integrations for Microsoft System Center: SCOM and SCVMM plugins are now part of the unified HP OneView for Microsoft System Center. As result of this integration, customer has to download only one master package of HP OneView for System Center 7.6. Here are some more details on this: HP […]

Cloud Consistency with Azure Resource Manager Whitepaper

I was a little bit busy these days so I’ve forgot to blog about something very important. We’ve released Cloud Consistency with Azure Resource Manager Whitepaper. The whitepaper is authored by Kristian Nese and Flemming Riis. My participation in it is as contributor. Think for this whitepaper as a service. With time we will update […]