In the previous blog post i talked about how you should define your host groups. Separate Datacenters, what type of “servers” they are, if they are Fabric Management, IaaS, SQL clusters and so on. Depending on your servers. Now let’s have a look at your Logical NetworksRead more
So let’s talk about Host Groups, this is in my opinion one of the most important part of setting up VMM right. You wan’t to separate and segregate your hosts and virtual machines.Read more
In this blog series I will try to explain to you how you should build your System Center Virtual Machine Manager environment.Read more
In this blog post I will easy and quickly summarize how you can setup a Cross domain Failover Cluster Replication with some self signed Certificates.
Let’s get some context.
You have 2 domains, DomainA.local(Source) and DomainB.local(Destination for Replica).
So i was at a client a week ago to add 2 nodes to an existing S2D cluster. This was setup by a colleague of mine with VMM and WDS for Bare Metal Deployment. And was working a few months ago.Read more
As i wrote about in my prev post about DPM 2019, a few day’s ago the System Center team posted a blog on the Windows Server blog post about the upcoming 2019 release this month.
For the VMM 2019 release there is quite a few new features, most of them related to Software Defined things like SDN and S2D. I will go trough the S2D bit’s and one new cool tenant feature that has been asked about alot.Read more
A few day’s ago the System Center team posted a blog on the Windows Server blog post about the upcoming 2019 release this month.
For the 2019 release there was not alot of new features but i wanted to highlight one, the new Azure Monitor overview page. It’s an integration between the DPM server wich is connected to Azure Backup and Azure Log Analytics.Read more
Since mid August there has been a rebalance issue of the storage in a Windows Server 2019 S2D storagepool. When ever you rebooted a node S2D would kick off a repair moving data off the “down” node. If a node was down for hours this would result in a lot of data being moved off that node.Read more
In the first Part of this 2 part i showed you how to configure and enable the replication to Azure Site Recovery Vault
In this part i will show you how to run a failover test on the virtual machine you replicated over.Read more
One of the neat things you can do with Virtual Machine Manager is configure it to replicate Virtual Machines to a Azure Recovery Services Vault. And you can use Azure Site Recovery to fail those Virtual Machines over to Azure if you need to.Read more