Monthly Archives: January 2015

System Center Virtual Machine Manager – General VMM Feedback

This week the VMM team has opened the general VMM feedback site for the public! Do you have an idea or suggestion based on your experience with VMM? We would love to hear it! Please take a few minutes to submit your idea in the one of the forums available on the right or vote up an idea submitted by another VMM customer. All of the feedback you share in these forums will be monitored and reviewed by Read more [...]

System Center 2012 R2 VMM – VM Console Connect Error (0x0003, 0x0000)

This week at one of my customers I got an error during the VM console connect that was initiated over the VMM console. Virtual Machine Manager lost the connection to the virtual machine for one of the following reasons. Another connection was established to the console of this machine The virtual machine has been shut down or put into the saved state The user credentials provided do not have the necessary Read more [...]

Join the Windows Azure Pack Community

You are working with the Windows Azure Pack and have not joined the Windows Azure Pack Community yet? Then it’s time to join the community to stay up to date. -> http://www.microsoft.com/web/wap/ You will get prior to the release date the newest information about the next upcoming Update Rollup. What bug fixes are included and when it is scheduled for release. Additionally you get a lot more Read more [...]

Microsoft Azure – Cross-premises connectivity with FortiGate

Last week I have implemented an Azure PoC at a customer site and was faced with the configuration of the S2S VPN tunnel between Azure and the on-premises site. You can check on the MSDN website which VPN devices are supported. -> http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/azure/jj156075.aspx The customer is using a FortiGate as VPN device and as you can see on the MSDN website you are forwarded to Read more [...]

Microsoft Azure – VM Extensions are not installed

If you have a S2S VPN gateway connection between your on-premises and Microsoft Azure with a DNS server entry pointing to an on-premises DNS server you can experience the  issue that the VM extensions are not installed. In the scenario you want to deploy a new VM in Azure, but the gateway connection between your on-premises and Microsoft Azure is not established, disconnected or otherwise interrupted. Read more [...]

System Center 2012 R2 VMM – Network Configuration Script – Version 2.0

Last year I had published the first version of my Network Configuration Script for the System Center Virtual Machine Manager. -> https://www.danielstechblog.info/system-center-2012-r2-vmm-powershell-vmm-network-configuration-script/ Today I have added some additional configuration options and published version 2.0. With version 2.0 the PowerShell script supports the following options. Define Read more [...]