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”

Tips for Applying Update Rollup 2 on System Center 2012 R2 and Windows Azure Pack

I’ve been applying UR2 across almost all System Center 2012 R2 components so I’ve decided to share some tips with you: Continue reading “Tips for Applying Update Rollup 2 on System Center 2012 R2 and Windows Azure Pack”

Tips From the Field on Updating SCOM 2012 R2 and SCVMM 2012 R2 to Update Rollup 1

So I had chance to spin UR1 and I want to share with you some tips that may help you during your deployment. Continue reading “Tips From the Field on Updating SCOM 2012 R2 and SCVMM 2012 R2 to Update Rollup 1”

Orchestrator Quick Tips: Setting Environment Variables in CLI Activities and “Null” value conditions

Two very useful quick tips from Orchestrator Team blog:

25 new Knowledge Base articles for System Center 2012 Virtual Machine Manager

Microsoft release 25 new knowledge base articles for Virtual Machine Manager 2012. The articles represent no serious issues just some tips and FYI’s:

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The System Center 2012 Virtual Machine Manager service crashes when refreshing a Brocade Load Balancer VIP

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Error 444 when adding a System Center 2012 Virtual Machine Manager highly available cluster

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Adding a Citrix Xen server to System Center 2012 Virtual Machine Manager fails with error 2901

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The IP Address page in the System Center 2012 Virtual Machine Manager cluster creation wizard is missing

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Error 2910 re-adding a library server to System Center 2012 Virtual Machine Manager

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Adding a library that contains reserved characters to System Center 2012 Virtual Machine Manager causes the console to crash

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The System Center 2012 Virtual Machine Manager console crashes after enabling Operations Manager integration

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Deploying a service template in System Center 2012 Virtual Machine Manager using a Windows Core VHD fails

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Creating a cluster in System Center 2012 Virtual Machine Manager fails with error 25310

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System Center 2012 Virtual Machine Manager selects a tagged VLAN when creating a new virtual machine

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Adding a cluster in an untrusted domain to System Center 2012 Virtual Machine Manager fails with error ID: 404

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Adding Windows 2008 SP2 Server Core as a managed host in System Center 2012 Virtual Machine Manager fails

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Unable to enable MAC spoofing when creating a Virtual Machine template in System Center 2012 Virtual Machine Manager

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Creating a System Center 2012 Virtual Machine Manager template for a Windows XP or Windows Server 2003 system fails with error 678

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Attaching an ISO file in System Center 2012 Virtual Machine Manager fails with error 12700

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Virtual machine configured to use an ISO has a status of Unsupported VM Configuration in System Center 2012 Virtual Machine Manager

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Refreshing a library share in System Center 2012 Virtual Machine Manager fails with error 2902

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Creating a cluster with System Center 2012 Virtual Machine Manager fails with error 25310

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Adding a custom property with an apostrophe in System Center 2012 Virtual Machine Manager causes the console to crash

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The System Center 2012 Virtual Machine Manager Create Virtual Machine Wizard fails if the cloud contains special characters

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Error 2409 in System Center 2012 Virtual Machine Manager when selecting a storage location on a cluster

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Unable to perform a P2V to CSV on System Center 2012 Virtual Machine Manager if there is insufficient disk space on the local drive

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Cross-domain System Center 2012 Virtual Machine Manager installation fails with hex code 0x80072030

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Restarting a failed "Refresh Performance Data" job in System Center 2012 Virtual Machine Manager may crash the SCVMM service

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Setup for System Center 2012 Virtual Machine Manager crashes when the server name exceeds 15 characters