System Center 2012 - Virtual Machine Manager

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About This Guide

The Infrastructure Planning and Design (IPD) Guide for System Center 2012 - Virtual Machine Manager (VMM) outlines the elements that are crucial to an optimized design of Virtual Machine Manager. It leads you through the process of identifying the business and technical requirements for managing virtualization, designing integration with System Center 2012 - Operations Manager if required, and then determining the number, size, and placement of the VMM servers. This guide helps you to confidently plan for the centralized administration of physical and virtual machines.

IP&D - SC2012 - VMM

Figure 1. Decision flow chart

In More Detail

The Infrastructure Planning and Design Guide for System Center 2012 - Virtual Machine Manager includes the following seven-step process:

  • Step 1: Define the Project Scope and Requirements.

  • Step 2: Design the Operations Manager Integration.

  • Step 3: Determine the VMM Instances.

  • Step 4: Design the VMM Management Server Infrastructure.

  • Step 5: Design the VMM Library Server.

  • Step 6: Design the Update Services Infrastructure.

  • Step 7: Design Self-Service Capabilities Using App Controller.

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