Tag Archives: NVGRE

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 […]

Getting Windows Server Gateway Functionality with PowerShell in VMM

Window Server Gateway is multi-tenant but still has some limitations that you should keep an eye on. More specifically I am talking about the following limits that are visible when you add the Windows Server Gateway as Network Service in Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM): Site to Site VPN Connections Routing Domains These counters are not […]

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.

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 […]

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 […]

Dynamic IP Address Learning Not Working on Newly Deployed VMs in SCVMM 2012 R2

With Windows Server 2012 R2 and System Center 2012 R2 we have the option to assign IP address inside a VM that is using Network Virtualization. This opens other scenarios like guest clustering so you see why this feature is important. Imagine you are in the following situation: A VM is deployed trough SCVMM 2012 […]