SCVMM 2008 R2–Rollup Package

If you are installing an fresh SCVMM R2 installation also check out the following rollup packages which resolves several issues. If you have enabled windows update and have already fully updated your server after your SCVMM installation, then you can “ignore” this articles as they should be already installed Winking smile

Otherwise the list of issues that are resolved for the SCVMM Server part are:

Issue 1: A high availability virtual machine with a GPT pass-thru disk is reported is reported as “Unsupported Cluster Configuration.” 
Issue 2: When you manage VMware Virtual Center that has distributed switches, the Virtual Machine Manager service (Vmmservice.exe) crashes.
Issue 3: After Quick Storage Migration is completed, the Failover Cluster Management MMC snap-in reports that the VM still uses the old CSV volume.
Issue 4: If a VM is configured with 3 virtual processors, the SCVMM Admin Console crashes.
Issue 5: The settings for the virtual network are incorrect after a Refresh-VMHost cmdlet job is completed.

How to obtain this SCVMM 2008 R2 hotfix rollup package

This hotfix rollup package is available on Microsoft Update.
To obtain this update from Microsoft Update, follow these steps on the Virtual Machine Manager server:

1.Click Start, and then select Control Panel.
2.In Control Panel, double-click Windows Update.
3.In the Windows Update window, click Check Online for updates from Microsoft Update.
4.Click important updates are available.
5.Select Update for System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2 (KB982522), and then click OK.
6.Click Install updates.

Note If the Virtual Machine Manager or Virtual Machine Manager Agent service is running when the hotfix rollup package is installed on the Virtual Machine Manager server, you have to restart the computer.

To manually download the hotfix rollup package from the Microsoft Update Catalog, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://catalog.update.microsoft.com/v7/site/Search.aspx?q=982522

SCVMM Administrator’s Console Rollup

The list of issues that are resolved for the SCVMM Administrator Console are:

Issue 1: If a VM is configured to have 3 virtual processors, the SCVMM Admin Console crashes (Note: to resolve this issue, install the hotfix rollup package 982522 that is a hotfix rollup package for System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2 and then this hotfix rollup package)
Issue 2: This hotfix rollup package also resolves the issues that are documented in the following SCVMM 2008 R2 Admin Console update:
KB976246 When you remove a virtual hard disk from a virtual machine in System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2, the .vhd file on the Hyper-V server is deleted without warning

How to obtain the SCVMM 2008 R2 Admin Console hotfix rollup package

This hotfix rollup package is available on Microsoft Update.
To obtain this update from Microsoft Update, follow these steps on computers that have the SCVMM Admin Console installed:

1.Click Start, and then select Control Panel.
2.In Control Panel, double-click Windows Update.
3.In the Windows Update window, click Check Online for updates from Microsoft Update.
4.Click important updates are available.
5.Select Update for System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2 (KB982523), and then click OK.
6.Click Install updates.

To manually download the hotfix rollup package from the Microsoft Update Catalog, visit the following Microsoft website:
http://catalog.update.microsoft.com/v7/site/Search.aspx?q=982523

An general description of the KB articles can be found here:
Description of the System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2 hotfix rollup package: June 8, 2010
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/982522

Description of the System Center Virtual Machine Manager 2008 R2 Admin Console hotfix rollup package: June 8, 2010
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/982523

Any further questions? let me know…. Winking smile

Stay tuned!

Best Regards

Ramazan Can

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