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How to Configure Performance and Resource Optimization Tips

Updated: May 3, 2010

Applies To: System Center Essentials 2010

Performance and Resource Optimization (PRO) is a feature of System Center Essentials 2010 Virtual Machine Manager. It works to monitor and then alert administrators to situations that might require remediation actions. PRO is implemented through PRO tips. PRO tips provide remediation scripts that can be configured to run automatically or manually. You can set the severity level of the PRO tips that you want to monitor and implement: Warning and Critical, or Critical only.

To configure PRO, use the Windows PowerShell scripts that follow. For more information about PRO, see "About PRO" in System Center Virtual Machine Manager Operations (http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=190530).

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To complete the procedures, you have to know the name of the Essentials 2010 management server <sceServerName>.

To monitor and automatically implement Critical PRO tips

  1. Log on to the Essentials 2010 management server.

  2. Click Start, click Programs, click System Center, click Microsoft System Center, click Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2, and then click Windows PowerShell – Virtual Machine Manager.

  3. At the command prompt, type the following Windows PowerShell script.

    Get-VmmServer <sceServerName>
    Get-VMHostGroup| Set-VMHostGroup –PROAutomationLevel 1 –PROMonitoringLevel 1 
    –InheritPROSettings $False
    Set-VmmServer –PROAutomationLevel 1 –PROMonitoringLevel 1
    
  4. The system monitors and automatically implements Critical PRO tips only.

To monitor and manually implement Critical PRO tips

  1. Log on to the Essentials 2010 management server.

  2. Click Start, click Programs, click System Center, click Microsoft System Center, click Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2, and then click Windows PowerShell – Virtual Machine Manager.

  3. At the command prompt, type the following Windows PowerShell script.

    Get-VmmServer <sceServerName>
    Get-VMHostGroup| Set-VMHostGroup –PROAutomationLevel 0 –PROMonitoringLevel 1 
    –InheritPROSettings $False
    Set-VmmServer –PROAutomationLevel 0 –PROMonitoringLevel 1
    
  4. The system monitors and enables you to manually implement the Critical PRO tips you want.

To monitor and automatically implement Critical and Warning PRO tips

  1. Log on to the Essentials 2010 management server.

  2. Click Start, click Programs, click System Center, click Microsoft System Center, click Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2, and then click Windows PowerShell – Virtual Machine Manager.

  3. At the command prompt, type the following Windows PowerShell script.

    Get-VmmServer <sceServerName>
    Get-VMHostGroup| Set-VMHostGroup –PROAutomationLevel 2 –PROMonitoringLevel 2 
    –InheritPROSettings $False
    Set-VmmServer –PROAutomationLevel 2 –PROMonitoringLevel 2
    
  4. The system monitors and automatically implements Critical and Warning PRO tips.

To monitor and manually implement Critical and Warning PRO tips

  1. Log on to the Essentials 2010 management server.

  2. Click Start, click Programs, click System Center, click Microsoft System Center, click Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2, and then click Windows PowerShell – Virtual Machine Manager.

  3. At the command prompt, type the following Windows PowerShell script.

    Get-VmmServer <sceServerName>
    Get-VMHostGroup| Set-VMHostGroup –PROAutomationLevel 0 –PROMonitoringLevel 2 
    –InheritPROSettings $False
    Set-VmmServer –PROAutomationLevel 0 –PROMonitoringLevel 2
    
  4. The system monitors and enables you to manually implement the Critical and Warning PRO tips you want.

To turn off monitoring and implementing all PRO tips

  1. Log on to the Essentials 2010 management server.

  2. Click Start, click Programs, click System Center, click Microsoft System Center, click Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2, and then click Windows PowerShell – Virtual Machine Manager.

  3. At the command prompt, type the following Windows PowerShell script.

    Get-VmmServer <sceServerName>
    Get-VMHostGroup| Set-VMHostGroup –PROAutomationLevel 0 –PROMonitoringLevel 0 
    –InheritPROSettings $False
    Set-VmmServer –PROAutomationLevel 0 –PROMonitoringLevel 0
    
  4. The system stops monitors and implementing all PRO tips.

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