How to Install the VMM Agent for Linux
Updated: November 1, 2013
Applies To: System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager, System Center 2012 SP1 - Virtual Machine Manager
When creating a virtual machine with Linux as the guest operating system, you must install the VMM agent for Linux on that virtual machine. Use the following procedure to perform that task.
To install the VMM agent for Linux on a virtual machine
On the VMM management server, open a command prompt session, with administrative rights.
Go to the ‘c:\Program Files\Microsoft System Center 2012\Virtual Machine Manager\agents\Linux’ folder.
Copy all the agent installation files from that folder to a new folder on the virtual machine, and then, on the virtual machine on which Linux is running as a guest operating system, open the new folder.
Run the following command:
chmod +x install
Run either of the following commands, as appropriate:
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