December 2022 monthly security updates for Hyper-V servers impacts SCVMM SDN deployments
Monthly security updates (KB and KB 5021237) for Hyper-V hosts released on Dec 13th, 2022, have known issues that impacts SCVMM managed SDN (Software Defined Networking) deployments and this creates failures with new VM creation and virtual network assignment. Impacted scenarios: ... continue reading
Announcement: System Center 2022 is here!
We are happy to announce the general availability of System center 2022. It is a big step forward for System Center products that have been the management tool of choice for enterprise customers worldwide. On-premises customers have been associated with ... continue reading
End of Support for System Center 2012 and System Center 2012 R2 products is approaching soon!
With less than year left for System Center 2012 and System Center 2012 R2 products to go out of support, this is reminder for you to plan the upgrade. System Center 2012 and System Center 2012 R2 follows fixed lifecycle ... continue reading
Get Started with Azure Stack HCI using VMM!
We are excited to announce the support of managing Azure Stack HCI clusters in VMM 2019 UR3. Azure Stack HCI is the newly launched subscription-based fabric OS that’s delivered as an Azure service. More details on the announcement here. Let’s ... continue reading
Domain Could Not Be Contacted…On SDN Virtual Network…It’s Not Your DNS
I ran into a problem that I would like to share with everyone in hopes that this will save you some time if you ever run into it. PROBLEM: I have recently been working with virtualized SDNv2 networks. I create ... continue reading
How to Guide for SC- Virtual Machine Manager 2019 UR1 features
The very first update roll up for System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2019 is now available. The update release contains several features requested by customers on VMM user voice and other forums. Thanks for engaging with us and helping us ... continue reading
Can't connect to Windows Share – Error code: 0x80070035. The network path was not found.
Hello everyone, my name is John Clyburn and I am a Sr. consultant in MCS. I recently ran into a problem connecting to a share on a Hyper-V server configured using the SDNExpress PowerShell scripts. I’ve been working with Software ... continue reading
VM Checkpoints Names in the Hyper-V Manager Window…
Hello everyone, my name is John Clyburn and I am a Sr. consultant in MCS. I recently ran into an interesting problem with System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2019 and Hyper-V on Windows Server 2019 I think you may find ... continue reading
The VM xxx cannot be migrated to Host xxx due to incompatibility issues….
Hello everyone, my name is John Clyburn and I am a Sr. consultant in MCS. I’ve recently been working with System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2019. While attempting to migrate virtual machines (VM) from a standalone Windows Server 2019 (version ... continue reading
Planning Failover Cluster Node Sizing
In this blog I will discuss considerations on planning the number of nodes in a Windows Server Failover Cluster. Starting with Windows Server 2012, Failover Clustering can support to up 64-nodes in a single cluster making it industry leading in ... continue reading