Install and use App Controller 2012 with SCVMM 2016

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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)

How to upgrade or install Exchange 2013 SP1

Exchange 2013 SP1 is available since few days (cf this news to see the news features). So now it is time to see how to install it. Even if the installation/upgrade is not complexe before you start to install Exchange 2013 SP1, you should do a backup (baremetal backup or a snapshoot of your VM). Most of time servers are multiroles but if you have mono roles (only CAS or Mailbox) you must update your Mailbox Continue reading How to upgrade or install Exchange 2013 SP1

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.  

Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2013 Preview Release

Microsoft has just release his new version of Sharepoint in preview realease. Sharepoint Foundation 2013 Preview Sharepoint Server 2013 Preview Sharepoint Designer 2013 Microsoft has release some documentation regarding those product. You can find them here

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