Tag Archives: SCSPF

System Center 2012 R2 Update Rollup 1

The first update rollup for System Center 2012 R2 is here. Description of Update Rollup 1 for System Center 2012 R2 SCOM and SCVMM Updates require running some scripts against the databases. Be sure to read carefully the instructions and run those scripts.There is instruction video for installing UR1 to VMM 2012 R2. Update Rollup […]

Working in VMM like Service Provider Foundation and Windows Azure Pack

As we know Service Provider Foundation is the API of VMM. SPF is a web service that can execute tasks against VMM server and WAP just connects to SPF to communicate with VMM so we have the following communication path VMM<->SPF<->WAP. SPF and WAP both have service accounts they use but when a Tenant initiate […]

Some Tips on Upgrading System Center 2012 SP1 to R2 Preview

After covering the installation of the R2 wave for System Center 2012 I will now cover the upgrade from SC 2012 SP1 by providing some tips. Note: Do not upgrade your production environment to R2 Preview. Only try to upgrade in lab environment. So let’s start. With System Center we need upgrade sequence for upgrading […]

Making System Center 2012 SPF SP1 Highly Available and Scalable

The overall architecture of Service Provider Foundation is very simple. SPF have two components Web Service and Database. As the database is SQL database it can be made highly available by making SQL Cluster and putting the database there. There is no information if SQL Always On is supported but the SPF database is not […]

Registering Stamp in System Center 2012 Service Provider Foundation

System Center 2012 Service Provider Foundation is a new component introduced in SP1. Actually it is still not with status component because it is included in the installation DVD of System Center 2012 Orchestrator SP1. Nevertheless it seems it will key part of System Center Family. And may be the only reason that is not […]