Tag Archives: windows server 2012

Creating Azure-like Windows Server Images with System Center

Update —————————————————————————— A small update on this topic. If you do not want your customers to face error 0x800F0906 when they try to install .NET Fraemwork 3.5 on Windows Server 2012 or 2012 R2 I would suggest you to install and disable .net FRamework 3.5 feature with DISM prior syspreping your images. The following commands […]

Updated MP: Windows Licensing Check

Cameron Fuller made small but nice management pack that will alert you when your Windows Server is not activated. Unfortunately this was in 2009 and now the MP does not work with latest version – Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2. I’ve contacted Cameron to ask him to test a modified by me […]

Updated MP: System Center 2012 Management Pack for Windows Server Hyper-V 2012

If you are still on Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V and not migrated to R2 do not worry Microsoft hasn’t forgot you. The Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V MP received small update to fix some bugs. You can download the new version here.

New MP: Hyper-V Management Pack Extensions 2012

The Hyper-V MP provides good monitoring but certainly that MP can be extended to provide more advanced monitoring. For Hyper-V 2008 R2 MP some Microsoft employees extended that MP and provided this extension MP at codeplex site. Now they are providing us with similar extension MP for Hyper-V 2012 MP. New features in this release:VMs […]

New MP: System Center Management Pack for Windows Server 2012 DHCP

Microsoft released another new MP as they promised. You can grab the new Windows Server DHCP 2012 MP from here. This MP introduces the following new features: All workflows are implemented using PowerShell to improve overall functionality for this Management Pack. Failover Relationships are now a supported configuration that is being discovered and monitored by […]