Tag Archives: network-virtualization

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 […]

Adding Gateway to VM Network As Tenant Administrator

I’ve been exploring VMM PowerShell cmdlets recently especially related to Network Virtualization. I was thinking of blogging about adding Gateway, NAT Connection and VPN connection to VM Network but I was too occupied with work. Today on the TechNet VMM Forum I’ve saw a question on how to add Gateway to a VM Network as […]

Adding Windows Server Gateway Cluster as Network Service in VMM 2012 R2 UR2 for Monitoring with SCOM

Not so long ago I’ve reported an issue where Multi-Tenant RRAS (Windows Server Gateway) is not discovered by by the Multi-Tenant RRAS Management Pack. This problem has been fixed in Update Rollup 2 for System Center  2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager. If you add Windows Server Gateways as Network Service in VMM as usual you […]

MVA Jump Start: Windows Azure Pack: Infrastructure as a Service

A new Microsoft Virtual Academy Jump Start it is on its way. This time on focus will be Windows Azure Pack. I would like to recommend to attend this Jump Start or at least watch it later when it is available later. Details: Windows Azure Pack: Infrastructure as a Service Jump Start Course Outline: Day […]

Updated: Hybrid Cloud with NVGRE (Cloud OS) Whitepaper V5

Our whitepaper received a new version (version 5) and now more looks like a book. Book is not the right word in these modern times so I will call it Whitepaper as a Service (WaaS). We’ve included the Windows Azure Pack (WAP) experience in it. The reason for that is because if you build your […]

WMI Error Upon Network Service (Windows Server Gateway) Refresh in VMM 2012 R2

When you try to refresh Network Service in VMM 2012 R2 and particularly Network Service for Windows Server Gateway you may received the following error: Unable to connect to the network service. Check connection string and network connectivity. Error Execution of Microsoft.SystemCenter.NetworkService::OpenDeviceConnectionEx on yje configuration provider <GUID> failed. Detailed exception: Microsoft.Carmine.WSManWrappers.WSManProviderException: A Hardware Management error […]

Whitepaper UPDATE: Troubleshooting and FAQ – Hybrid Cloud with NVGRE (WSSC 2012 R2)

A new version of our whitepaper is out. For those who count it is version 3. The latest update includes Troubleshooting and FAQ section. As usual you can download it from here.

Software-Defined Networking with Windows Server and System Center Jump Start

You’ve probably seen this event announced on other fellow bloggers or Twitter but to make sure that you will not miss it I am announcing it also. Even if this is not your area of interest I suggest visit the event. Description: Is your infrastructure outgrowing your current networking strategy? Want to simplify the process […]

Free Book: Microsoft System Center: Building a Virtualized Network Solution

I would like to introduce another great book authored by my friend Damian Flynn. I can tell you cannot go wrong with this book as you will give a foundation that will definitely need in working with Networking in VMM. I am also have participation in the book as Technical Editor. Grab it in different […]