Deploying System Center 2012 - Virtual Machine Manager
Updated: July 31, 2014
Applies To: System Center 2012 - Virtual Machine Manager, System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager, System Center 2012 SP1 - Virtual Machine Manager
The following topics provide information to help you deploy and configure Virtual Machine Manager (VMM):
Specifying a Service Account for VMM
Configuring Distributed Key Management in VMM
Pre-Creating the VMM Database
Installing System Center 2012 - Virtual Machine Manager
Installing a Highly Available VMM Management Server
How to Move a High Availability Deployment of VMM 2012 R2 to a Windows Server 2012 R2 Cluster
Before you begin the deployment of VMM, ensure that you read the release notes at Release Notes for System Center 2012 - VMM, and review the system requirements:
For VMM in System Center 2012 or System Center 2012 SP1, see System Requirements: VMM 2012 and VMM 2012 SP1.
For VMM in System Center 2012 R2, see System Requirements for System Center 2012 R2 and Preparing your environment for System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager.
After completing the deployment of VMM, it is strongly recommended that you apply the latest Update Rollup that is available from Microsoft Support.
For an overview of VMM, see Overview of System Center 2012 - Virtual Machine Manager.
For additional resources, see Information and Support for System Center 2012.
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