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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Virtual Machine Manager Self-Service Portal 2.0 SP1

Microsoft has released SP1 for Virtual Machine Manager’s V2 Portal. This free solution is the foundation for turning what might referred to as dynamic datacentre into a private cloud. To download and read more on the release head follow the link.

Posted on July 12, 2011 at 12:39 am by Ronnie · Permalink · Comments Closed
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MMS 2010 Keynote – clouds ahead…

Service Manager, Opalis,  Long distance migration, System Center Virtual Machine Manager vNext, and an upcoming Azure management pack for SC Operations Manager, these were a few things in today’s keynote speech.    You can view the on demand version of the keynote speech here. I think Microsoft’s Dynamic Systems Initiative is clear about updating and developing […]

Posted on April 20, 2010 at 7:34 pm by Ronnie · Permalink · Comments Closed
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MOF Reliability Workbook for System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2

  One of things I find annoying is calculating the time and tasks required to successfully  operate and maintain new systems. This week I have been reviewing the  Reliability Workbook series from the the Microsoft Operations Framework.  There is great information on service health, monitoring  and maintenance activities, roles and much more. Its more than […]

Posted on April 1, 2010 at 2:36 pm by Ronnie · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Moving the SCVMM2008 R2 Database

One of things I will have to do next week is move a SCVMM2008 R2 database and conveniently the SCVMM2008 R2 blog has an entry last week on how to do this. http://blogs.technet.com/scvmm/archive/2010/02/01/how-to-move-the-scvmm-database-to-another-server.aspx

Posted on February 11, 2010 at 3:19 am by Ronnie · Permalink · Comments Closed
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