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Optional Configuration Tasks

This section provides information about the optional configuration steps that you might need to perform to make Virtual Machine Manager (VMM) fully functional in your environment.

For more information about operating and maintaining VMM, see Operations at

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Configuring a Remote Instance of SQL Server

Provides step-by-step instructions for configuring a remote instance of SQL Server as the VMM database when installing the VMM server.

Configuring VMM System Settings

Provides information about configuring the following systemwide settings for VMM:

  • The Customer Experience Improvement Program (CEIP)
  • The VMM Library
  • Virtual machine placement
  • Reporting
  • Self-service
  • Virtual Machine Remote Control (VMRC)
Adding and Configuring Host Groups

Provides information about adding and configuring host groups.

Configuring Self-Service

Provides information about configuring self-service for VMM.

Configuring Reporting

Provides information about configuring monitoring and reporting for VMM.

Configuring a SAN Environment for VMM

Provides conceptual and technical information and step-by-step instructions for configuring VMM for a SAN environment.

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