Tag Archives: Preview

The first Microsoft Azure Stack Technical Preview is coming this week

Today Mike Neil, Corporate Vice President, Enterprise Cloud, announced that the first technical preview of Microsoft Azure Stack will be available on January 29. -> https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/announcing-the-first-technical-preview-of-microsoft-azure-stack/ You can sign up to get a notification when it is available and I highly recommend to do so! -> https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/overview/azure-stack/ Furthermore Read more [...]

Azure Security Center – keep your Azure VMs up to date

Actually the Azure Security Center is in public preview, but nevertheless it is a very useful extension to the existing Azure services. -> https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/azure-security-center-now-available/ First of all you have to define the security policy for your subscription. Afterwards the Azure Security Center will install the data collection agents on your Azure VMs. Now you have Read more [...]

Managing Nano Server with System Center 2016 TP4 VMM

This week Microsoft has released the Technical Preview 4 for Windows Server 2016 and System Center 2016. -> http://blogs.technet.com/b/server-cloud/archive/2015/11/19/make-innovation-easier-with-windows-server-2016-and-system-center-2016-technical-preview-4.aspx Finally the package bits of the SCVMM agent for the Nano Server are included in the ISO. When you are creating your Nano Server Read more [...]

Building a lab environment with Windows 10 Hyper-V and Nested Virtualization

Last week Microsoft has released the newest Insider Build 10565 of Windows 10. -> http://blogs.windows.com/windowsexperience/2015/10/12/announcing-windows-10-insider-preview-build-10565/ The Insider Build 10565 includes a long awaited and hidden gem: Nested Virtualization. Before the release of build 10565 we know that nested virtualization will be included in Windows Server 2016 for running Read more [...]

How to deploy Windows Server 2016 TP3 onto an SD card?

A few weeks ago I bought a HP Microserver Gen8 (Intel Celeron G1610T, 2,3GHz, 2GB RAM) to continue to use the four 1TB Hitachi HDDs from my previous NAS system and 12GB RAM that are left over from other systems. The main reason for buying the HP Microserver is to play a bit with Storage Spaces Direct and the Scale-Out File Server, but I will talk about this later in another blog post. What is really Read more [...]

Windows Server 2012 R2 Preview NVGRE Gateway mit NAT in SC2012 R2 VMM Preview

Mit Windows Server 2012 R2 führt Microsoft ein built-in NVGRE Gateway ein. Dieses NVGRE Gateway ermöglicht verschiedene Zugriffsszenarien der VMs beziehungsweise auf die VMs. Man hat die Möglichkeit zwischen S2S VPN, NAT oder Direct Routing zu wählen. Direct Routing steht allerdings nicht in der Preview zur Verfügung. …Also select Network address translation (NAT) (the Direct routing option Read more [...]

System Center Management Pack for VMM Fabric Dashboard 2012 R2 verfügbar

Auf der TechEd North America 2013 wurde die engere Integration zwischen Virtual Machine Manager und Operations Manager in System Center 2012 R2 vorgestellt. Nun ist das Management Pack für das Fabric Monitoring veröffentlicht worden. Im Operations Manager stehen somit ein Cloud Health Dashboard und weiter für jede überwachte Private Cloud ein Fabric Health Dashboard zur Verfügung. Im Cloud Read more [...]

Release Notes für System Center 2012 R2 Preview veröffentlicht

Microsoft hat in den letzten Tagen die Release Notes für die komplette System Center 2012 R2 Preview Suite veröffentlicht. App Controller: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dn296670.aspx Data Protection Manager: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dn281948.aspx Operations Manager: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dn248937.aspx Orchestrator: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dn277271.aspx Service Read more [...]

System Center 2012 R2 VMM Preview – Migration Settings Bug VMM

Neben dem schon berichteten UI Bug, bin ich nun über einen weiteren Bug gestolpert. Dieser betrifft die Migration Settings, wenn man die Konfiguration dieser über den VMM Konsole vornehmen möchte. Meine beiden Windows Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V Hosts befinden sich in einem Failover Cluster und haben standardmäßig Use compression unter Migration Settings aktiviert. Rein zum Testen stellte ich beide Read more [...]