Updated MP: HP Storage Integration with Microsoft System Center

HP is continuing to improve the experience with HP products and System Center. The latest version  of HP StoreFront Manager for Microsoft System Center is now available. That includes HP Storage Management Pack for SCOM v.4.1 and HP Storage UI Add-in for SCVMM v2.1. The key highlight of this release is the enablement of Software Defined Storage (SDS) footprint in Hyper-V environment through SCVMM. The solution radically simplifies the transformation of existing server capacity into virtual storage through the new integrated HP StoreVirtual deployment wizard for Hyper-V. Continue reading “Updated MP: HP Storage Integration with Microsoft System Center”

Authentication Error has Occurred (Code : 0x607) on Remote Console After you Apply UR4 for SPF 2012 R2

If you are applying Update Rollup 4 for System Center Service 2012 R2 Service Provider Foundation and you have have configured Remote Console to use IPv4 by using this solution (by Marc van Eijk) you may receive the following error when you try to connect to VM:

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An authentication error has occurred (Code: 0x607). Continue reading “Authentication Error has Occurred (Code : 0x607) on Remote Console After you Apply UR4 for SPF 2012 R2”

Tips From the Field: Applying Update Rollup 4 to System Center 2012 R2 and Windows Azure Pack

So we have another Update Rollup available for System Center 2012 R2 and Azure Pack. This is the last one for the year. The main KB is here. Continue reading “Tips From the Field: Applying Update Rollup 4 to System Center 2012 R2 and Windows Azure Pack”

VMM WSUS Synchronization Gets Broken When You Install ASR Provider

Consider the following scenario:

  • You have VMM Server 2012 SP1 or R2 Installed
  • You have added WSUS server in your VMM Server to synchronize updates. The WSUS server is using Proxy to connect to Windows Update.
  • You’ve installed and configured Azure Site Recovery Provider on the VMM server. The Provider is configured to use the same proxy as WSUS server. Authentication to proxy is based on computer rather than user.
  • When you try synchronize VMM with WSUS, VMM tries to connect to the WSUS server trough the proxy used by ASR provider and job fails with the following text:

Continue reading “VMM WSUS Synchronization Gets Broken When You Install ASR Provider”

Creating Azure-like Windows Server Images with System Center

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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 should do the work: Continue reading “Creating Azure-like Windows Server Images with System Center”