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How to View and Modify Properties of a Deployed Virtual Machine in VMM

Updated: January 22, 2014

Applies To: System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager

After a virtual machine has been deployed in Virtual Machine Manager (VMM), you can view the properties of the virtual machine. You can modify some of the properties that you view in the properties dialog box. However, for some properties, the state of the virtual machine must be off to allow modifications.

As of System Center 2012 R2, the properties of IP addresses have been enhanced to include all addresses on a vNIC, not just the addresses that are in an IP pool.

To view and to modify properties of a deployed virtual machine in VMM

  1. Open the VMs and Services workspace.

  2. Expand All Hosts, expand the host group that the virtual machine is deployed on, and then select the host that the virtual machine is deployed on.

  3. Under VMs, right-click the name of the virtual machine, and then click Properties.

  4. In the virtual machine’s properties dialog box, click on the various tabs to view the properties of the virtual machine.

    For example:

    • To view IP addresses: Click the Hardware Configuration tab, click the network adapter, and in the results pane, click the Connection details button.

    • To view processor and memory: Click the Hardware Configuration tab, and in the results pane, under General, click Processor or Memory respectively. If you need to, you can modify the number of processors and the amount of memory that is allocated.

See Also

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For additional resources, see Information and Support for System Center 2012.

Tip: Use this query to find online documentation in the TechNet Library for System Center 2012. For instructions and examples, see Search the System Center 2012 Documentation Library.
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