System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 Beta: Installation - Part 1

As reported earlier System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM) 2008 Beta is available for download. The installation process of SCVMM is very straightforward during the setup you have 4 different options you can Install in this post we will focus on the Server and Administration tool, furthermore I’ll show some screenshot's on how to add a Hyper-V host […]

As reported earlier System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM) 2008 Beta is available for download. The installation process of SCVMM is very straightforward during the setup you have 4 different options you can Install in this post we will focus on the Server and Administration tool, furthermore I’ll show some screenshot's on how to add a Hyper-V host machine and how it recognize my VM’s running onto the physical box.

First I did run the Server setup process. The install process checks if all pre-requisites are met based on the Hard- and Software Requirements. Next you need to specify the installation path note that this is not the location where we will store the VM Library it’s just for the SCVMM program files.

Here you have the option either to use an existing SQL Server 2005 Server or to install the SQL Server Express edition, know that the express edition has some limitations compared to the full blown server.[…]

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