Archive for the ‘Virtual Machine Manager’ Category

Upcoming Windows Server 2012 Events in Jersey

Now we are just 5 days away from the Windows Server 2012 official launch day I thought I’d share a little excitement around some informal IT Pro events being held in Jersey. And that’s totally free events I might add! [Edit] Michael (co-founder of this Windows infrastructure user group) and I were just discussing his […]

Posted on September 2, 2012 at 5:11 am by Ronnie · Permalink · Comments Closed
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IPD – System Center 2012 Virtual Machine Manager

There is now an open beta for the Infrastructure Planning and Design Guide for System Center 2012 – Virtual Machine Manager. This is a very useful job aid for planning your deployment. You can download the guide and provide feedback by visiting the Microsoft Connect website at: IPD -Virtual Machine Manager 2012

Posted on June 21, 2012 at 10:42 pm by Ronnie · Permalink · Comments Closed
In: Virtual Machine Manager

The IT Pro: Is certification relevant?

The great question that resurfaces repeatedly in our industry concerns the value and relevance of IT certification. I have recently received a few notes from from Microsoft Learning about introducing their new certifications and I’d like to share these with you. Naturally, I have weighed in my personal opinion and lastly hope to furnish you […]

Talking about SCVMM with Carsten Rachfahl

Recently I have been spending more time outside of Jersey and been fortunate to have met and discussed virtualization with some of Europe’s virtualization and Private Cloud IT Pro’s. Most of them can be found in the online and offline Microsoft and Citrix based communities,  tweeting, blogging, writing  and presenting their practical insights and product […]

Posted on December 14, 2011 at 10:42 pm by Ronnie · Permalink · One Comment
In: Virtual Machine Manager, Virtualization

Experts 2 Experts Virtualization Conference

These days I attend so many events you’d think I get bored of them. Well actually no! The opposite, I just try and choose the best ones! Flying out of Jersey I managed to sneak in a quick yet thoroughly enjoyable family visit, then ran down to the docklands for a multi-vendor programme updating me […]

Posted on November 24, 2011 at 8:53 pm by Ronnie · Permalink · Comments Closed
In: Citrix, Events, Social, Virtual Machine Manager, Virtualization

SCVMM2012: Adding a host from an untrusted domain or workgroup

This quick guide is for those that want to deploy the agents to a host that doesn’t share the Virtual Machine Managers domain. There are two steps. Firstly we must install the agent on the host, then we must add the host to VMM and import the security key generated during the agent setup. Here […]

Posted on October 4, 2011 at 12:21 pm by Ronnie · Permalink · One Comment
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Installing and Evaluating VMM2012 RC

I’m just running through another SCVMM 2012 install and this time thought to capture the steps. System requirements and prerequisite information for the release candidate is available in the official TechNet deployment documentation here. Step by Step *Note I’m using the Release Candidate here and at this time am not creating a Self Service Portal […]

Posted on October 4, 2011 at 11:26 am by Ronnie · Permalink · One Comment
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Managing Private & Hybrid Clouds

Presentation: Managing Private & Hybrid Clouds Immediately after the Jersey BCS AGM we will have a presentation and demonstrations of Microsoft’s latest innovation in Private & Public Cloud management technologies. Monday, September 26, 2011 from 12:00 AM to 2:00 PM Register here – http://www.eventbrite.com/event/2176289340 In this fast paced session we will deliver an overview of […]

Posted on September 22, 2011 at 8:17 pm by Ronnie · Permalink · Comments Closed
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System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2012

    Over in Las Vegas at Microsoft Management Summit this year I attended almost every session to learn about this exceptional third iteration product. Using remote protocol I traversed back to my shuttle and installed it minutes after the beta was released, since then I have been quietly poking around enjoying the direction it’s […]

Posted on September 21, 2011 at 12:08 am by Ronnie · Permalink · One Comment
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Jersey Windows User Group: Tech Talk

The Jersey Windows User Group is proud to present an evening of Tech Talk. Both sessions are delivered by the JWUG hosts and are as follows: Wireshark Primer (Michael French) Everything you need to know about RemoteFX (Ronnie Isherwood) There are giveaways such as groovy T-shirts,handy component architecture posters, and a chance to win Windows […]

Posted on July 12, 2011 at 11:28 pm by Ronnie · Permalink · Comments Closed
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