Installing a VMM Management Server
Applies To: System Center 2012 SP1 - Virtual Machine Manager, System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager, System Center 2012 - Virtual Machine Manager
This section describes how to install a VMM management server.
Before installing a VMM management server, ensure that the computer meets the minimum hardware requirements and that all prerequisite software is installed. For information about hardware and software requirements for VMM, see the following:
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
Before you begin the installation of the VMM management server, ensure that you have a computer with a supported version of Microsoft SQL Server installed and running.
For information about installing a highly available VMM management server, see Installing a Highly Available VMM Management Server.