Installing System Center 2012 - Virtual Machine Manager
Updated: May 13, 2016
Applies To: System Center 2012 SP1 - Virtual Machine Manager, System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager, System Center 2012 - Virtual Machine Manager
This section shows how to install the different components of Virtual Machine Manager (VMM). Before you install VMM, ensure that the computer meets the minimum hardware requirements and that all prerequisite software is installed, as described in the following topics:
For System Center 2012 and System Center 2012 SP1: System Requirements: VMM 2012 and VMM 2012 SP1
For System Center 2012 R2: System Requirements for System Center 2012 R2 and Preparing your environment for System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager
This section also shows how to uninstall VMM.
For information about upgrading to System Center 2012 – Virtual Machine Manager from a previous version of VMM, see Upgrading System Center 2012 -- Virtual Machine Manager.
As of System Center 2012 Service Pack 1 (SP1), the VMM Self-Service Portal has been removed.
Installing a VMM Management Server
Describes how to install a VMM management server.
Installing and Opening the VMM Console
Describes how to install the VMM console and then use the VMM console to connect to a VMM management server.
Installing and Opening the VMM Self-Service Portal
Describes how to install and then open the VMM Self-Service Portal.
How to Uninstall VMM
Describes how to uninstall VMM.
How to Upgrade from the Evaluation Version of VMM
Describes how to upgrade from an evaluation version of VMM to a licensed version by providing a valid product key
Installing VMM from a Command Prompt
Provides information about how to use .ini files with configurable settings to install features of VMM