VMM and not so disjointed namespace

I’ve been configuring VMM to manage some Hyper-V hosts in a remote AD Domain. I’ve pressed “Add host” in my VMM, ran through the wizard, found the servers, tried to add them into the wizard and…   What I’ve covered by black ink is a netBIOS name of my host. To cut a long story short: I haven’t succeeded that day. I was too tired by fighting it, so a friend of mine solved the mystery: you just need to add DNS suffix for your domain to the “append these DNS suffixes (in order)” setting on the NIC on your … Continue reading VMM and not so disjointed namespace

Some new cool betas

During the past week or so there were several messages spread about availability of betas for some products of MS and some new tools. Some of them are definitely of interest to me and, probably, for you. The first is VMM SSPv2 SP1 Such a nice an abbreviation, isn’t it? =) It stands for Virtual Machine Manager Self-Service Portal v2 with SP1. Being a bit buggy, it is still a very cool application. I’m going to use it as soon as it is released, and now we are using it in a test environment. New features: You can import machines … Continue reading Some new cool betas