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

SCVMM 2012 R2 : Error (609)

Sometime on SCVMM 2012 R2 SP1 you try to create a VM from a template and you have this error message : Error (609) Virtual Machine Manager cannot detect a heartbeat from the specified virtual machine. Either the virtual machine is not running or Virtual Machine Additions is not installed. Recommended Action Verify the status of the virtual machine by connecting to it using Virtual Machine Remote Client (VMRC), and then try the operation again. Continue reading SCVMM 2012 R2 : Error (609)

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.  

SharePoint 2013 Upgrade Overview

Upgrade is safer than before The upgrade from SharePoint 2007 to 2010 was not easy and could become very complex if you get a lot of custom apps and customizations. Microsoft try to offer better availability of data during the migration and offer different solution to get a safer migration: Removal in place version to version migration Adding site collection health check to verify if you site collection will be migrate correctly to SharePoint 2013 Continue reading SharePoint 2013 Upgrade Overview

How to manage Windows 2008 R2 with Windows Server 2012 RC

We just installed our new Windows Server 2012 RC and the first application opened by the OS is…Server Manager. Great ! It’s time to see how does it works. Very quickly you’ve understand this new server manager will be the console to manage easily all your servers, and for the moment you have one 2012 server for many 2008 servers…so let’s go to add them ! On the Dashboard you have a button to add Continue reading How to manage Windows 2008 R2 with Windows Server 2012 RC

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

Windows Server 2012 Jump Start

Hi, Mohamed Baher from Microsoft post videos regarding Server 2012 from an event organize by Microsoft Learning partnered with the Microsoft Server and Tools team and Developer and Platform Evangelism (DPE). It was presented by Rick Claus and Corey Hynes. Windows Server 2012 Jump Start (01): Core Hyper-V | TechNet Video Windows Server 2012 Jump Start (02a): Virtualization Infrastructure, Part 1 | TechNet Video Windows Server 2012 Jump Start (02b): Virtualization Infrastructure, Part 2 | TechNet Video Continue reading Windows Server 2012 Jump Start