With the new Veeam MP 6.5, we can find a great feature called vCenter Failover that allows Veeam Collector to request the status information directly to the ESXi when the vCenter is not available. To have this feature it’s important ...

Storage Pool was a great new feature introduced in Windows Server 2012 that allow users to create a pool of various disks, of different vendor and model, in order to create a big entity. In Windows Server 2012 R2 this ...

The first¬†Update Rollup for¬†System Center 2012 R2 is available from Microsoft’s web site. Only three software, of seven, have received the update. In the detail, these are the products: Data Protection Manager: 3 updates Operations Manager: 10 updates Operations Manager ...

New session with System Center 2012 Virtual Machine Manager and today I wanna show you a great feature called Update Baseline. The first question is: why I must use VMM to update my Hyper-V Hosts? Keep align the machines is ...

During my previous article I’ve showed how to create a Web Application Profile in System Center 2012 Virtual Machine Manager. Now it’s time to learn the right way to deploy an external component for our Web Server: for example we ...

In System Center 2012 Virtual Machine Manager we can deploy a Web Application inside a Service Template. This means create a new Web Server front-end machine and install the web site without external action. But how I can create the ...

Disk defragmentation is one of the most important activity for the maintenance of servers’ performance. In some cases it must be disable in other cases not. System Center Operations Manager is the monitoring platform that allows to take under control ...

One of the most important feature of Hyper-V, present in Windows Server 2012, is the Replica. This feature allows to create a copy of VM from host to another faster and easier. Over the classic Disaster Recovery scenario, Replica can ...

In a VDI scenario, one of the most bad thing with Windows Server 2012 R2 is the obligation to upgrade the most important role with the same OS version. For example, if you plan to add a new Virtualization Host, ...

Who using System Center Operations Manager and Veeam MP 6.5 has seen that there’s a “strange” issue. In detail, all the Management Servers raise a Warning state about missing value into the Event Viewer, as showed in figure 1. Figure ...