Preparing the Fabric in VMM
Updated: February 24, 2014
Applies To: System Center 2012 - Virtual Machine Manager, System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager, System Center 2012 SP1 - Virtual Machine Manager
This section explains how to prepare the fabric in System Center 2012 – Virtual Machine Manager (VMM). The term fabric is used to denote the infrastructure - the software, servers, high-speed connections and switches that enable access to storage devices in a network.
This section covers the following areas:
Configuring host groups
Configuring the library
|Other fabric preparation tasks, 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 Scale-Out File Servers in VMM, Managing VMware ESX and Citrix XenServer in VMM, and 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 whose domain is contoso.com.
In This Section
- Preparing the Fabric Scenario in VMM
- Provides an overview of the example fabric resources that the fabric configuration scenarios use.
- Creating Host Groups in VMM
- Provides an overview of host groups in VMM.
- Configuring the VMM Library
- Provides an overview of the library in VMM, including a description of the new library features.
- Configuring Networking in VMM
- Provides an overview of the new networking features in VMM.
- Configuring Storage in VMM
- Provides an overview of the new storage discovery, storage classification, and storage allocation features in VMM.
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