Performing Maintenance Tasks in VMM
Updated: June 11, 2014
Applies To: System Center 2012 - Virtual Machine Manager, System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager, System Center 2012 SP1 - Virtual Machine Manager
The procedures in this section describe how to perform common maintenance tasks in Virtual Machine Manager (VMM).
How to Create and Assign a Servicing Window in VMM
Describes how to create a user-defined time period to indicate when an object (for example, a host) is available to be taken offline for maintenance.
How to Place a Host in Maintenance Mode in VMM
Describes how to use maintenance mode to move or save virtual machines on a host before taking the host offline for maintenance.
Back Up and Restore Virtual Machine Manager
Describes how to backup and restore the VMM environment.
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