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UPDATE: Rollup 3 for Microsoft System Center 2012 R2 available #sysctr #SCVMM

RollUpdate 3 SystemCenter 2012 R2

Update Rollup 3 for System Center 2012 R2 has been released and is now available for download. Components that are fixed in this update rollup include Data Protection Manager, Operations Manager, Operations Manager – UNIX and Linux Monitoring (Management Pack Update), Orchestrator & Service Provider Foundation, Service Manager and Virtual Machine Manager. Additional details as well as download and installation instructions can be found in the KB article below.

Components that are fixed in this update rollup

App Controller

There are no updates to this component in this update rollup.

Data Protection Manager

There are five Data Protection Manager (DPM) issues that are fixed in Update Rollup 3 for System Center 2012 R2. See the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base for more information about these fixes and installation instructions:

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Update Rollup 3 for System Center 2012 R2 Data Protection Manager

Operations Manager

There are 16 Operations Manager issues that are fixed in Update Rollup 3 for System Center 2012 R2. See the following Knowledge Base article for more information about these fixes and installation instructions:

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Update Rollup 3 for System Center 2012 R2 Operations Manager

Operations Manager – UNIX and Linux Monitoring (Management Pack Update)

There are two Operations Manager – UNIX and Linux Monitoring Management Pack issues that are fixed in Update Rollup 3 for System Center 2012 R2. See the following Knowledge Base article for more information about these fixes and installation instructions:

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Update Rollup 3 for System Center 2012 R2 Operations Manager

Orchestrator and Service Provider Foundation

There are 10 Orchestrator and Service Provider Foundation issues that are fixed in Update Rollup 3 for System Center 2012 R2. See the following Knowledge Base article for more information about these fixes and installation instructions:

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Update Rollup 3 for System Center 2012 R2 Orchestrator

Service Manager

There are eight Service Manager issues that are fixed in Update Rollup 3 for System Center 2012 R2. See the following Knowledge Base article for more information about these fixes and installation instructions:

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Update Rollup 3 for System Center 2012 R2 Service Manager

Virtual Machine Manager

There are two Virtual Machine Manager issues that are fixed in Update Rollup 3 for System Center 2012 R2. There are two download packages available. One package is for Virtual Machine Manager Consoles, and the other package is for Virtual Machine Manager servers. See the following Knowledge Base article for more information about these fixes and installation instructions:

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Update rollup 3 for System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager

KB2965090 – Here you can download Rollup 3 for System Center 2012 R2

 


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System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager Book by MVP Alessandro Cardoso #SCVMM #Sysctr #Cloud

SCVMM Seconde Edition

Alessandro Cardoso is a passionate technology evangelist and a subject matter expert in cloud, virtualization and management. Author and speaker at key technical events in Australia and New Zealand.
He wrote a Awesome System Center 2012 Virtual Machine Manager Cook Book in 2013 and now he wrote the Seconde Edition of System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager.

Covering : Windows 2012R2 and Hyper-V new features, System Center 2012 R2 VMM, Operations Manager, App Controller and Azure integration as well Veeam Management Pack.

  • Plan and design a VMM architecture for real-world deployment
  • Configure network virtualization, gateway integration, storage integration, resource throttling, and availability options
  • Integrate Operations Manager (SCOM) with VMM to monitor your infrastructure
  • Integrate SC APP Controller (SCAC) with VMM to manage private and public clouds (Azure)
  • Deploy clusters with VMM Bare Metal
  • Create and deploy virtual machines from templates
  • Deploy a highly available VMM Management server
  • Manage Hyper-V, VMware, and Citrix from VMM
  • Upgrade from previous VMM versions

I can recommend everyone to buy Alessandro his excellent book System Center 2012 R2 Virtual Machine Manager Seconde Edition with Great Tips for the SCVMM Administrator and ITPRO.

You can order his new book here

Alessandro Cardoso

 

More information about the Author Alessandro Cardoso :

Twitter : @cloudtidings

Blog  http://cloudtidings.com/

 


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A Big Thank You to the Community – Microsoft – MVP Mates #MVPbuzz #sysctr #Azure #Cloud #Hyperv #SCVMM #SQL

MVP Award 2014

 

I’m very happy with my fourth Microsoft MVP Award for System Center Cloud and Datacenter Management

A BIG THANK YOU TOO :

  • The Community for following me and sharing my blogposts and tweets on Social media.
  • Microsoft Productgroups for supporting me.
  • Microsoft MVP Leads
  • Microsoft MVP Program
  • System Center User Groups
  • My MVP Mates
  • My Family

I will do my best for sharing Microsoft System Center Cloud and Datacenter Management Technology for now and in the future ;-)

MVP Thank You

MVP Lead

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Microsoft Azure (Iaas) Cost Estimator Tool #Azure #Hyperv #SCVMM #VMware

Azure Cost Tool 1Select Machine Type in the Microsoft Azure Cost Estimator tool

Azure Cost Tool 2Enter the Machine Details.

Azure Cost Tool 3You can Profiling from Run Once til four weeks

The Azure (IaaS) Cost Estimator has been designed keeping in mind the need to provide the IT manager of next generation organizations the ability to quickly assess running cost of her existing on-premises workload on Azure.

About the tool

  1. The tool provides real world machine hardware usage
  2. It recommends appropriate Azure instance to match the scanned workload
  3. It also generates 30-day cost estimates of running such an Azure instance

Features

  1. The tool supports
    1. Microsoft technologies (Hyper-V, SCVMM)
    2. VMware technologies (vCenter, ESXi)
    3. Physical environments (Windows, Linux)
  2. It is able to export to Excel/.csv that can be used for discussions with Systems Integration partner or a Microsoft representative
  3. No data is sent to Microsoft at any time. All report and profile information resides on the machine where the tool is installed

Value Proposition

  1. Can be Installed and a profile scan completed within 15 minutes (can be deployed on a Windows client)
  2. Enables a comparison with on-premises running costs (e.g. hardware, power, cooling, building, security, and systems management among others)

If you have any questions about the tool, or would like to send us your valuable feedback/comments, please write to Microsoft at feedbackAzureCalc@microsoft.com

You can download the Microsoft Azure Cost Estimator tool here


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Software-defined networking with Windows Server 2012 R2 and System Center 2012 R2 #SDN #SCVMM #Azure

SDN Microsoft Azure


Read Software-defined networking with Windows Server 2012 R2 and System Center 2012 R2 to learn more about software defined networking

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