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Manage Switch Embedded Teaming from VMM 2016

Since System Virtual Machine Manager 2016 Technical Preview 5 with cumulative update 2, it is possible to manage Switch Embedded Teaming (SET) for non-Network Controller managed host. Before cumulative update 2, the only way to deploy teaming from VMM was to use the classical network teaming. SET brings a lot of advantages compared to classical network teaming as RDMA or ...

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Manage Storage Space Direct from Virtual Machine Manager

In a previous topic, I shown how to implement a Storage Space Direct on Windows Server 2016 TP2 (it is almost the same thing in Technical Preview 3). In this previous topic I created Storage Pool, storage space and some share from Failover Clustering console. In this topic, I’ll show you how doing the same operation from Virtual Machine Manager Technical ...

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Deploy Gen2 VM through VM Role in WAP UR6

The Windows Azure Pack Update Rollup 6 has been released today. After upgrading my lab, it’s time to try some new VM Clouds features. So in this topic, I’m going to talk about Gen2 VM deployment though VM Role. Before playing with this new feature, I have updated Virtual Machine Manager, Service Provider Foundation and Windows Azure Pack to Update ...

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Monitor Virtual Machine Manager from SCOM

Virtual Machine Manager can be connected to Operations Manager to monitor the virtual infrastructure. Moreover VMM is able to be connected to an SQL Server Analysis Service to make forecasting analysis. In this topic I will show you how to connect VMM to Operations Manager and so monitor Virtual Machine Manager infrastructure either virtual machines, Hyper-V hosts or fabric. Requirements ...

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Update Rollup 4 released for System Center 2012R2 and Windows Azure Pack

Microsoft has just released Update Rollup 4 for System Center 2012 R2 and Windows Azure Pack. This update fix a lot of issues (mainly on VMM) and add new features as DPM which is now able to backup SQL Server 2012SP2/2014. Below, you can find links to download updates: Virtual Machine Manager: KB2992024 Service Provider Foundation: KB2992021 Operations Manager: KB2992020 Service ...

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Protection groups in Data Protection Manager

System Center Data Protection Manager (DPM) is a Microsoft backup solution. The configuration of this backup solution is based on Protection Groups. A protection group contains several data sources that share same configuration such as backup duration (Short-term or Long-term), retention range etc. DPM can store backup on disk (disk-to-disk or D2D), on library tape (disk-to-tape or D2T) or on ...

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Bare-Metal Deployment Hyper-V host with VMM 2012R2 Part3 – Prepare OS deployment

Bare-Metal Deployment Hyper-V host with VMM 2012R2 Part1 – Introduction Bare-Metal Deployment Hyper-V host with VMM 2012R2 Part2 – Prepare Networking Bare-Metal Deployment Hyper-V host with VMM 2012R2 Part3 – Prepare OS deployment Bare-Metal Deployment of Hyper-V host with VMM 2012R2 Part4 – Hyper-V host provisioning Now that network configuration is done in VMM fabric, it’s time to prepare the ...

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Bare-Metal Deployment Hyper-V host with VMM 2012R2 Part1 – Introduction

Bare-Metal Deployment Hyper-V host with VMM 2012R2 Part1 – Introduction Bare-Metal Deployment Hyper-V host with VMM 2012R2 Part2 – Prepare Networking Bare-Metal Deployment Hyper-V host with VMM 2012R2 Part3 – Prepare OS deployment Bare-Metal Deployment of Hyper-V host with VMM 2012R2 Part4 – Hyper-V host provisioning Thanks to virtualization, the provisioning of new virtual machines (VM) is pretty easy and ...

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SCCM Software Update PART 1 – Introduction to SCCM and WSUS

SCCM Software Update PART 1 – Introduction to SCCM and WSUS SCCM Software Update PART 2 – Software Update Point configuration SCCM Software Update PART 3 – Automatic Deployment Rules SCCM Software Update PART 4 – Create deployment packages manually SCCM Software Update PART 5 – Best practices Updating of computer equipment is an aspect often overlooked by companies because ...

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