Tag Archives: SCVMM

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Introduction to Team Access Control for Azure Pack

Team Access Control is a new third-party Resource Provider for Azure Pack. Along with UR5 for Azure Pack this resource provider is now available trough the Web Platform Installer. This blogs aims at giving you initial look at the installation and configuration of this Resource Provider and what it offers. The Resource Provider is a […]

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 […]

Install SMB Share SCVMM 2012 R2 UR5 UI Hotfix

With UR5 there is a bug in the UI that does not show SMB file shares when you try to deploy HA VM or do storage migration to SMB share. Functionality was still working when you use PowerShell. Microsoft quickly released hotfix for that located here. When you request it, download it and extract it, […]

Tips From the Field: Applying Update Rollup 5 to System Center 2012 R2 and Windows Azure Pack

So I’ve had the chance to try installing UR5 so here are some tips from me: If you have VMM console on VMM server install first the VMM server update and than VMM console update. Restart the VMM server as per the KB just to be on the safe side. VMM DHCP agent is now […]