Monthly Archives: October 2013

A simple guide for SCVMM Network Configuration–Part II

Continuing from the previous post, we will now create a VM Template and a Service Template that will assign all the necessary network properties. I’m not going into details, but…

MSI Error 1639 when installing SCSM 2012 R2 Web Portal

Just hit this issue yesterday and I think you may hit it as well. This shouldn’t be restricted to this installation procedure, since it seems to be an MSI issue….

Request Error on Orchestrator Web Service after Upgrade to R2

Just had this issue and I think it would be nice to report. After upgrading orchestrator 2012 SP1 to 2012 R2, my web service would fail with this message: It…

A simple guide for SCVMM Network configuration–Part 1

As the name states, it is a simple guide, for a simple configuration. SCVMM + Hyper- V can provide some badass network virtualization scenarios. But not all the time we…

Upgrading to System Center 2012 R2–Part I

Quick series on how the upgrade to R2 went in my environment. What I have: – DPM 2012 SP1 – SCSM 2012 SP1 – SCOM 2012 SP1 – App Controller…

Anatomy of a Cloud

My most recent project gave me an interesting perspective of a private cloud implementation. Even though I was working with a relatively small company, their internal needs pointed directly to…

VM Migraiton Projects – My recent experience and thoughts

I have been recently involved in a massive VMware to Hyper-V migration project. Along with that, System Center was also being deployed. So, below follow a few considerations when planning….

A trippy experience with VMM+App Controller 2012 SP1

It all started with a clean and nice install of a SQL Server, SCVMM, SCOM and App Controller. All 2012 SP1, all patches. App controller was configured to use Single…

Cleaning UP events in SCOM 2012 SP1

Very frequently I find myself looking for alerts that only happened once or twice and that have not updated for while. If those alerts were generated by rules, I can…

Can’t Apply App Controller 2012 SP1 UR3–MSI Error 1023

If you’re having an error when trying to install App Controller SP1 UR 3, you are missing Framework 3.5. I know, it is not a requirement, but it seems to…