Modify disk classifications in Virtual Machine Manager (VMM) using PowerShell

Do you need to modify large number of disk classifications in System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM)? It is very simple in PowerShell. Get-SCVMHost -VMMServer MyVMMserver -ComputerName MyHyperV -OutVariable vmHost | Format-Table -Property FQDN, ProcessorModel $storageClassification = Get-SCStorageClassification -Name ‘My disk class’ Get-SCStorageDisk -VMHost $vmHost[0] -OutVariable hostDisk | Format-Table -Property Name, Classification $hostDisk | Set-SCStorageDisk […]

PowerShell advanced function (cmdlet) – Report all VMs with disconnected NICs in the specified Virtual Machine Manager

This is very simple function to report all virtual machines in the defined System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM) with disconnected network adapters or with network adapters without specified VLAN. Examples Report Get-RvSCVirtualNetworkAdapter -VMMServer firstVMM, secondVMM, thirdVMM -NoVMNetworkOrNoVLan | Out-GridView Code Function Get-RvSCVirtualNetworkAdapter { <# .SYNOPSIS Get network adapters of virtual machine on defined SCVMM […]

Building Microsoft System Center Cloud – SCVMM and SCOM 2012 R2 – Integrate Virtual Machine Manager and Operations Manager

Reasons for integration SCOM and VMM Performance and Resource Optimization (PRO) Tips PRO Tips are information that SCOM can provide and VMM can use it to do better optimization. For example the VMM can migrate VMs from one node to another according thresholds that VMM cannot measure (for example decrease of given SLA) or for example VMM […]

Building Microsoft System Center Cloud – SCVMM 2012 R2 – VM Template to deploy VMs with Dual-Stack static IPv4 and IPv6 addresses

In this article I will show you how to modify our current Virtual Machine Manager configuration to create VM Template that will produce virtual machines with Dual-Stack IP addresses. IPv4 and IPv6 address will be assigned from the two IP Pools. Modify Logical Network Site and add IPv6 subnet. fd12:3456::/64 Create new IP Pool for IPv6 addresses. […]