Tag Archives: Gateway

GRE Tunneling with NVGRE Gateways and SCVMM 2012 R2 UR5

GRE tunneling option was enabled with Update Rollup 5 in SCVMM 2012 R2. But to fully enable it you had to install some update on NVGRE Gateways. I’ve predicted that such hotfix will be available soon and now it is out. You can find it here and enable the full scenario with VMM and NVGRE […]

Azure Pack / SCVMM NAT Rule Port Ranges

When you are creating NAT rules either in VMM or Azure Pack you should know there are some limitations on Source and Destination Ports. When we open Azure Pack Tenant portal, go to our VM Network, than to Rules you have the Add button on bottom. This assumes that you’ve already enabled NAT for that […]

OpsMgr 2012 Gateways fail to connect to Management Servers

I recently had a problem SCOM Gateway installation thrown my way at a customer site and ran into an interesting issue when configuring multiple gateways communicating with several management servers for redundancy. Anyone who has spent time with SCOM Gateways will recognize the errors below! Log Name: Operations Manager Source: OpsMgr Connector Date: 10/15/2014 9:03:29 […]

NVGRE Gateway Cluster Not Discovered Completely by the Multi-Tenant RRAS MP

In the past I’ve tried Multi-Tenant RRAS Management Pack with NVGRE Gateway that was not in the cluster. Recently I was able to try the MP with NVGRE Gateway cluster but I’ve met some challenges. Even though I’ve configured the override for Network name dependency discovered as instance of Virtual Server the cluster couldn’t be […]

Deploying SCOM Gateway Certificates when ADCS Web Enrollment is not enabled.

On a recent engagement no member servers are given access to enroll their own certificates, they had not enabled Active Directory Certificate Services (ADCS) Web Enrollment, and the only location certificates could be requested was from the ADCS role server itself. This represented a challenge since most documentation on creating certificates use all those concepts. […]

Quick Look at Multi-Tenant RRAS Management Pack

If you are using Network Virtualization from Microsoft you probably also using Multi-Tenant Gateways. In such scenario the gateways become critical part of your infrastructure and would be best if you can monitor them. Luckily Microsoft provides such management pack for Operations Manager. Let’s see how that MP looks: We first have to install the […]

Updated: Hybrid Cloud with NVGRE (WSSC 2012 R2) Whitepaper

Hybrid Cloud with NVGRE (WSSC 2012 R2) Whitepaper is updated here to reflect R2 RTM. Hope you will like it. Authors are Kristian Nese and Flemming Riis. Technical reviewers are Daniel Neumann and me.

Test Lab Guide: Windows Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V Network Virtualization with System Center 2012 R2 VMM

Even though SC 2012 R2 and WS 2012 R2 are not released yet Microsoft published a guide to setup lab for Hyper-V Network Virtualization. There are no screenshot in the guide but you can have a sneak peak preview of the architecture of the new Multi-Tenant NVGRE Gateway. Check it out here.