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Sunday, April 15, 2012

VMM Configuration Analyzer 2012 (VMMCA)

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VMMCA is a tool that you should use before start to deploy VMM 2012. This tool is provided free by Microsoft. It is  a diagnostic tool that you can use to evaluate important post-installation configuration settings for computers that either might serve or are serving VMM roles or other VMM functions.

Pre-requisite:

1. Microsoft Baseline Configuration Analyzer 2.0 – Click here to download

2. Download VMMCA :- Click here

3. Install VMM 2012 Administrator Console

Supported product : VMM 2012

Step:-

1. Once complete, start Microsoft Baseline Configuration Analyzer first and then select System Center 2012– VMM Configuration Analyzer

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2. Enter the following parameter and click Start Scan

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3. VMM CA will scans the hardware and software configurations of the computers you specify, evaluates them against a set of predefined rules, and then provides you with error messages and warnings for any configurations that are not optimal.

Below is the sample scanning result:-

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8 comments:

  1. any updates on when system center 2012 will be launched? thanks.

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  2. Hi FFAR,

    The product already launched since few days ago.RTM evaluation is available from this site:- http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/evalcenter/hh505660.aspx?ocid=eml-f-corp-jtc-DPR&wt.mc_id=TEC_103_1_33

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  3. Hi Lai
    I am using SC 2012 SP1 and MBCA2.0
    I am trying to analyse a remote machine, but MBCA 2.0 is telling me I need VMM Administrator Console installed. But I have VMM Console (unless admin console is a different add-in). Can you think what I am missing? Thanks Fuzzier Logic

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  4. VMM console = VMM Admin Console. :)
    You should use this version of the VMMCA with System Center 2012- Virtual Machine Manager only. For VMM 2008, VMM 2008 R2, and VMM 2008 R2 SP1, utilize the version found http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=14951

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