Install and use App Controller 2012 with SCVMM 2016

System Center

Hi, I use App controller 2012 since 4 years now. I’ve just installed a new Hyper-v Cluster at GSX. So this cluster run on Windows Server 2016 and on top of it I have System center Virtual Machine Manager 2016 (UR1). But I cannot install App Controller 2016 because it does not exist…Can I use the 2012 version? Not supported. So I’m going to explain to you how to install App Controler 2012 on SCVMM Continue reading Install and use App Controller 2012 with SCVMM 2016

Resources for Office 365 and Azure

Currently I’m working on Hyper-V, Azure and Office 365. I’ve begin to collect some useful resource and today I would like to share with you something. The list of resources for Office 365, Azure, the Microsoft Cloud and Operation Insight. The list has been found on a french site, so I’ve decide to publish this list but not with the french links but international ans US ones. Microsoft Azure Microsoft Azure trial http://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/pricing/free-trial/ Pricing calculator Continue reading Resources for Office 365 and Azure

Exchange 2010 : Cannot add a second DAG member

Hi, today I will talk about this error : Microsoft.Exchange.Cluster.Replay.DagTaskOperationFailedException: A server-side database availability group administrative operation failed. Error: The operation failed. CreateCluster errors may result from incorrectly configured static addresses. Error: An error occurred while attempting a cluster operation. Error: Cluster API ‘”AddClusterNode() (MaxPercentage=100) failed with 0x5b4. Error: This operation returned because the timeout period expired”‘ failed. —> Microsoft.Exchange.Cluster.Replay.AmClusterApiException: An Active Manager operation failed. Error An error occurred while attempting a cluster operation. Error: Continue reading Exchange 2010 : Cannot add a second DAG member

Error 801: SCVMM Cannot find ISO object

Hi, This error can occur if you mount an ISO in a VM from the SCVMM 2012 SP1 Library, delete the ISO file from the Library (How coult it be possible? Admins can !) then try to remove the ISO from the VM. At this step you cannot clone the VM, create  a template from it or delete it. You could have  the error 801 if you try to remove the host from the cluster Continue reading Error 801: SCVMM Cannot find ISO object

System Center 2012 SP1 is Available

Oh yes it is! After 6 months of BETA, System center 2012 is now available for everybody. A lot of great news like an impressive support of ESX 5 in SCVMM or the App Controler portal in charge to replace the Self Service Portal from SCVMM 2012. The SP1 support Windows Server 2012, Linux and Unix OS and Windows Azure plateform.  

Windows 8 and Vsphere Client cannot view Console

I think a lot of you try to install windows 8 and get an error message if you try to view the console of your virtual machine with the Vsphere client. The error message is : The VMRC console has disconnected.. attempting to reconnect You can see the error on this screenshoot : So you have two options to fix this : – install the last update of 5.1 – use the VGC client to Continue reading Windows 8 and Vsphere Client cannot view Console

Microsoft Exchange 2013 Installation

Well we have to start somewhere, so let start by the installation. You will find the preview version here. The Exchange is only for x64bits architecture and you need at least Windows Server 2008 R2 sp1 Standard. I will do the install on a Virtual machine with 80go of Disk and 8g of memory (need at least 4go). Assign at least 60g for a test (40 is not enough). Windows Server 2012 RC will use Continue reading Microsoft Exchange 2013 Installation

Windows Server 2012 virtualization

yes it is easy to use Hyper-V to virtualize Windows Server 2012. However it is not the same story with other products. VirtualBox 4.1.6 we did the test with the version 4.1.6. It is not the last one. You can find the last version here VirtualBox webSite VirtuaBox is able to read VHD so you have two options : Download the VHD Download the ISO to install Windows Server 2012 (recommended) VHD or ISO can Continue reading Windows Server 2012 virtualization