Tag Archives: Virtual Machine

Disable Discovery of Virtual Machine Resource Groups in Cluster MP

Both Cluster Management Pack and Virtual Machine Management Pack provide monitoring for Virtual Machine but from different perspective. In some situations the Cluster MP can be very noise as it is monitoring Resource Groups and Resources which could be down just because some virtual machines are shut down. Until now I’ve been using custom solution […]

Tips From the Field: Network Adapters are Missing in Network Connections

Issue: Recently I’ve had some VMs that went trough some failovers and after that I’ve noticed that the network adapters on some of these VMs were missing in Network Connections window. Running ipconfig I was able to see the adapters and their configuration. Also some of the VMs were part of cluster and the cluster […]

Error 23317 in VMM 2012 R2 When You Try to Apply Changes on VM That is Using Shared VHDX Disk

When you try to apply some change on a virtual machine with Shared VHDX disk in Virtual Machine Manager 2012 R2 you may receive the following error: Error (23317) The operation Change properties of virtual machines is not permitted on a virtual machine that has shared virtual hard disks. Recommended Action The operation Change properties […]

Steps to Migrate Virtual Machines with Shared VHDX from One cluster to Another

Imagine the following situation: You have two Windows Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V clusters – Cluster1 and Cluster2. Every cluster has two or more nodes. On Cluster1 you have two virtual machines VM1 and VM2. The virtual machines are in guest cluster and are using one or more Shared VHDX files. As you probably know virtual […]

Unsupported Cluster Configuration for Virtual Machines located on SMB Share in VMM 2012 SP1

The last issue I’ve stumbled upon with System Center is with VMM component. Symptoms You have SCVMM 2012 SP1 UR2 installed You have Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V for hosts You use SMB 3.0 share for storing virtual machines Some or all of your virtual machines does not use FQDN path to their vhd/x files You’ve […]

SLA Management in System Center Operations Manager

The idea behind this article is to show you how you can create dynamic groups that represent different Service Level Agreements (for example GOLD, SILVER or BRONZE). Depending what SLA level is certain CI (server) it will be put in the corresponding group. Also I should mention that this solution is already available over Internet […]