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Remove Forefront Client Security by force

I was recently trying to upgrade the Antivirus software on some servers from Forefront Client Security to System Center Endpoint Protection 2012 R2. On most servers it worked fine. However on a few I was unable to remove some of … Continue reading

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VMM: The version of virtualization software or the VMM agent is unsupported

I have been adding a Dell VRTX as a Hyper-V 2012 R2 cluster to my System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2012 R2 system. I have two nodes M620 nodes and some shared storage in the VRTX chassis. I created the cluster, … Continue reading

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MsMpSvc terminates on Windows Server 2003 with defininition version 1.171.1.0

Have had various servers this morning with the Microsoft System Center Endpoint Protection Client service msmpsvc.exe terminating frequently. The service control manager restarts it but it dies again fairly quickly. So far all the servers are running Windows Server 2003 … Continue reading

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VMM 2012 R2 Live Migration failure 0x8007274C

I’d completed my first rebuild of a host from Windows Server 2012 to 2012 R2. I’d put the SCVMM agent etc. back onto it and everything seemed OK. I then tried to do a Live (VSM) migration of a VM from another … Continue reading

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System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2012 SP1 upgrade to R2

Less of an upgrade, more of an uninstall and re-install, keeping the database. DO read the blurb on TechNet, especially: Upgrading to VMM in System Center 2012 R2 Prerequisites for Upgrading VMM Planning Considerations for Upgrading VMM Tasks to Perform … Continue reading

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VMM 2012 SP1: VMM cannot find HardwareProfile object

Using System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2012 SP1 to create a VM from a template. Template is called Server2008R2, trying to create a VM called Server2008R2IE10. On the Create Virtual Machine Wizard I had to change the “Computer name” in … Continue reading

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System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2012 SP1 and Hyper-V 2012 Networking Diagram

This is my attempt to make sense of the myriad of items that seem to need configuring to be able to get a Hyper-V VM to talk to a particular VLAN. I’ve come from a VMware vSphere 5.0 background, and … Continue reading

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SCVMM 2012 SP1: The virtual machine requires NUMA spanning to be disabled

I’m currently designing a system using the (still fairly new) System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2012 SP1 and Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V hosts. The hosts are old HP DL580 G5 servers with four X7350 processors (quad core, 2.93GHz, no hyperthreading … Continue reading

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