Preparing the Fabric in VMM
Updated: January 15, 2013
Applies To: System Center 2012 - Virtual Machine Manager, System Center 2012 SP1 - Virtual Machine Manager
This section explains how to prepare the fabric in VMM. The fabric consists of the infrastructure that you need to manage and deploy hosts, and to create and deploy virtual machines and services to a private cloud. This section covers the following areas:
Configuring host groups
Configuring the library
|Other fabric components, such as adding hosts, adding pre-boot execution environment (PXE) servers, and adding Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) servers, are covered in the Adding and Managing Hyper-V Hosts and Host Clusters in VMM, Managing VMware ESX and Citrix XenServer in VMM, and the Managing Fabric Updates in VMM sections.|
The topics in this section include example scenarios that will help guide you through the process. The example scenarios refer to a fictitious organization, contoso.com.
In This Section
- Preparing the Fabric Scenario in VMM Overview
- Provides an overview of the example fabric resources that are used in the fabric configuration scenarios.
- Creating Host Groups in VMM Overview
- Provides an overview of host groups in VMM.
- Configuring the VMM Library Overview
- Provides an overview of the library in VMM, including a description of the new library features.
- Configuring Networking in VMM Overview
- Provides an overview of the new networking features in VMM.
- Configuring Storage in VMM Overview
- Provides an overview of the new storage discovery, storage classification, and storage allocation features in VMM.
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