Tag Archives: System center

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…

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…

Azure Backup – Part 4 – System Center and Azure Backup

On the first post (see here), I explained how the Azure backup works. On this post, I’m explaining how to integrate Azure Backup with System Center Data Protection Manager. If…

System Center Configuration Manager (version 1511) is generally available

Hello folks, System Center team has just announced the general availability  of System Center Configuration Manager (version 1511) . Here is the download link: http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/evalcenter/evaluate-system-center-configuration-manager-and-endpoint-protection

Using DPM to create a Recovery Point in Microsoft Azure

Using DPM (Data Protection Manager) an administrator is able to create a Recovery Point directly on Backup Vault/Microsoft Azure, and that is going to be the process that we are…

How to create a manual copy of the DPM database

DPM is a great product to protect Microsoft workloads, and now that we can use Azure as long-term repository, to protect the vast majority of workloads (such as Exchange for…

Software-Defined Networking with Windows Server and System Center Jump Start

Free online event with live QA with the WAP team: http://aka.ms/WAPIaaS Two half-days – Wednesday July 16th & Thursday July 17th – 9am-1pm PST IT Pros, you know that enterprises…

Virtualizing Your Data Center with Hyper-V and System Center

Free online event with live Q&A: http://aka.ms/virtDC Wednesday, February 19th from 9am – 5pm PST If you’re new to virtualization, or if you have some experience and want to see…

Windows Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V vs VMware vSphere 5.5

 On my search for comparing the newest version of VMware with Hyper-V 2012 R2 I found this chart that I think it will summarize what you need to know about…

Resolving the error message: Virtual Machine cannot be transferred. Volume C: on server is unaivalable for placement

If you are running System Center 2012 SP1 which is my case and you try to create your Virtual Machine you may have this issue when trying to do the…