Category Archives: Virtual Machine Manager

Solving Virtual Machine Manager 2016 expired license

How to upgrade an expired VMM 2016 to a licensed version. That happened to my customer, VMM 2016 was fresh on the Microsoft Download site, the product was installed and…

Storage Spaces Direct Calculator

When planning your Storage Spaces Direct implementation, the administrator must consider several key points during the design phase. In this Tutorial, we will be using a Storage Spaces Direct calculator…

System Center Virtual Machine Manager – Solving the 2912 NO_PARAM error

In some scenarios, a refresh host or configurations to be applied on a Hyper-V host can fail with error 2912 (NO_PARAM). In this Tutorial, we are going to check one…

Azure Site Recovery

Azure Site Recovery (ASR) is by far one of the Azure features that I always like to play with. The improvement along the time is above extraordinaire! When I’m talking…

Discover which Cisco switch port a server is connected

This article describes how to discover which Cisco switch port a server is connected using IP address or MAC-Address information. Solution First step is getting the desired server’s IP address…

Using Migrate Storage feature in VMM 2016

We will be migrating storage from a running VM (Virtual Machine) using VMM (Virtual Machine Manager) 2016. In this Tutorial the customer had two volumes, one specific for Operating Systems…

VMs not available in Virtual Machine Manager (VMM)

In this Tutorial we are going to cover Introduction Solution The issue was that all VMs running on a Windows Server 2012 R2 server was showing like the image below….

How to delete a VM that is being protected by Azure Site Recovery

In this Tutorial we are going over the process to force a deletion of a VM in System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2012 R2 when it has been protected with…

VMM Error 27235 – An unknown error occurred while executing the PowerShell script

How to solve the event ID 27235 on VMM (System Center Virtual Machine Manager). Solution In my customer the environment was working just fine, and on a Wednesday morning the…

Managing features at Network Adapter level using PowerShell

Using PowerShell to manage features at network adapter level, the tasks that we are going over on this Tutorial may be required when managing a larger number of servers, using…